Housing meeting airs issues; more students wanted to join

Housing meeting airs issues; more students wanted to join 07/31/2011By Cynthya PorterRepresentatives from several groups that are often at odds with each other met last week to discuss how they can better live and work in harmony. At the heart of that conversation but with the least representation at the table, Winona’s college students.Members of the Central City Neighborhood Association and the Winona Housing Association gathered with city and Winona State University leaders to talk about housing issues that have become a perennial topic in Winona.Residents of the city’s core continue to be concerned about dilapidated rental properties, noisy college students and the loss of neighborhood character due to college housing.

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