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June 7, 2011

Privatization of Base Housing Raises Rent Hike Concerns

Residents of Centennial Estates, an 828-unit housing development on the Ellsworth Air Force Base, are concerned about a possible 8.7 percent rent hike in the wake of a Department of Defense effort to privatize management of base housing projects.

Residents of Centennial Estates, an 828-unit housing development on the Ellsworth Air Force Base, are concerned about a possible 8.7 percent rent hike in the wake of a Department of Defense effort to privatize management of base housing projects. Base officials have scheduled three "emergency town-hall meetings" to address residents' concerns. Read Nick Penzenstadler's story in the Rapid City Journal.

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