Category: Community Development

For several years in a row, analysts have warned that the Wasatch Front is on the verge of a housing affordability crisis. Areas on all sides of the Wasatch mountain range have seen housing prices skyrocket since 2014. Unless measures are taken to address the issue, thousands of Utahns will be in danger of being […]

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Layton City and Davis School District (DSD) are pleased to announce the availability of a new home available for purchase by a low- to moderate-income family. The City sometimes acquires vacant lots in town with federal housing funds from HUD’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. These lots are then used to provide land for […]

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Utah’s population is projected to increase from approximately 3.34 million in 2021 to 5.8 million in 2065 according to the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute. Though growth rates are projected to decelerate over the next 50 years, they are also projected to exceed national growth rates by nearly 1%. Natural increase (births minus deaths) is […]

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Layton City’s Community and Economic Development department is pleased to announce its next upcoming Small Business Seminar entitled: “Successful Habits That Will Grow Your Business.” Slated for June 30 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm, the class will be presented by Katie McGiven, a local health and wellness professional. McGiven, a graduate of Brigham Young […]

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Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox recently issued an executive order restricting water use and said, “All indicators show this could be the worst drought year on record.” Cox said Utah state government is cutting back on water use at all state facilities. He urged that all residents, from private businesses to local governments to individuals, […]

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The Talent Ready Utah Aerospace Pathways program gives high school students hands-on learning experience through work-based learning and class credit. Interested students may participate in internships, externships, or job shadows and gain real-world experience focused on a future career path within the aerospace industry. They can engage in a required work-based learning activity that compliments […]

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