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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Best Places to Live on a $60,000 Salary

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According to Census data, more than 17% of American households earn between $50,000 and $74,999, making it the income bracket comprising the highest number of people. This large cohort may not be among the most handsomely paid in the U.S., but strategical...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Rent and Utilities Assistance for Low Income-Qualified Families

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The Tri-Cities HOME Consortium, member Cities Kennewick, Pasco and Richland have awarded $700,000 to Benton Franklin Community Action Committee (CAC) to administer an Emergency, Short-Term, Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program helping low income-qualifi...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Best Housing Markets

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Financial technology company SmartAsset released the rankings from its annual Housing Markets Study  and Kennewick made the list. The study measures market health by growth and stability. 

For a look at how Kennewick compares with the nat...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 15, 2020

$3.5 Million for CARES Act Community Support Grant Program

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July 15, 2020Benton County Commissioners Designate $3.5 Million for CARES Act Community Support Grant ProgramKennewick, WA – Benton County Commissioners have designated $3.5 million for the CARES Act Community Support Grant Program, which will p...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Temporary Outdoor Dining and Retail Expansion Option

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To assist businesses and facilitate the safe restart of our local economy, City Council unanimously passed  on July 7th, an ordinance temporarily waiving minimum off-street parking requirements for restaurant and retail uses in commercial zones. ...

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