Amid housing shortage, Door County Housing Partnership pursues affordable home ownership solutions

Amid Door County’s ongoing affordable housing shortage, the Door County Housing Partnership is working to make home ownership more attainable for local working families. A 2019 study commissioned by the Door County Economic Development Corporation projected a need of 1,070 total affordable housing units in the county from 2018 to 2023. That included 70 workforce […]

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Door County Public Health Officer Susan Powers to retire

Door County Public Health Officer Susan Powers, a key leader of the county’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, will retire in June. She announced her retirement Monday at a meeting of the county’s Health and Human Services Board. It is effective June 24.


Door County families face limited child care options, affordability challenges

Door County parents face challenges including limited options for child care and limited space available at existing facilities; logistical and scheduling issues arising from the county’s tourism industry and unique geography; and the cost of child care itself. Child care providers also face difficulties in building a sustainable business model while meeting regulatory standards.