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The Surreal News 9-10 AM Friday 8-30-19

29 August 2019 General


Wage and wealth inequity are perhaps the fundamental issue of our time and no single thing is clearer evidence of it’s impact than the affordable housing crisis. Finding rents that are 30 percent or less of net wages is getting more and more difficult all over the country and in Sarasota. Jon Thaxton (above), life-long Sarasota resident, former county councilman, and now senior executive vice president of the Gulf Coast Community Foundation will join Steve and Lew on tape to talk about the issue of the lack of affordable housing and how government can help alleviate the problem.