Utah leaders making no promises for affordable housing money

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SALT LAKE CITY — A year ago, housing advocates hoped Utah’s Legislature would at last prioritize affordable housing and pump millions into initiatives to help address the state’s housing crunch.

But that didn’t pan out.

As lawmakers grappled with last year’s budget amid tax reform, they passed SB34 with new policies to push cities to zone and plan for affordable housing — but stripped it of its $24 million funding request.

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