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Deer Ridge Townhomes will be located north of StoneManor, just east of Grand Arbor. (Echo Press graphic)

Low-income housing plan in Alexandria gets tax break

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A project to build a 24-unit townhome development for low to moderate income families will receive a tax break from the city of Alexandria.

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At its meeting Tuesday night, the city council voted 3-2 to approve a tax increment financing (TIF) request for Deer Ridge Townhomes. The Alexandria Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) and a private developer, DW Jones Inc. of Walker, are partners in the $4.2 million project.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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