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Sisolak launches 'Home Means Nevada' housing initiative

Home Means Nevada
Yvette Fernandez

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday launched "Home Means Nevada," the biggest investment in affordable housing in Nevada. 

It was announced at the site of a senior apartment complex being built in Las Vegas. The initiative comes after the Nevada Legislature approved $250 million last week.

"I am so proud to announce that the state is ready to begin accepting pre-applications for new and ongoing development projects," Sisolak said.

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"If you’re a developer and you’ve got a shovel-ready project, we want you to partner with us and help us transform these dollars into housing units. If you have local projects in the works, let us partner with you to get them over the finish line," he said.

The governor along with Nevada's congressional members and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development were on hand for the commemoration. 

Yvette Fernandez is KNPR’s daily news reporter and announcer. She joined the station September 2021.
Kristen DeSilva (she/her) is the online editor for Nevada Public Radio. She oversees and writes State of Nevada’s online and social media content.