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EXCERPT: “Rochester Area Habitat for Humanity and Homes for All Minnesota held a ‘Lunch with Legislators and Leaders’ at Rochester Area Habitat for Humanity’s current construction project. They invited legislators to come see the work in progress at the house and talk about the need to address affordable housing. ‘Why do we have so many people who cannot afford just a basic place to live? Well, it’s because of what’s going on in our economy,’ said Minnesota Representative Tina Liebling at the event. ‘The fact that over many years, jobs have not paid enough for people to actually live. Wages have not gone up, but the cost of living, especially the cost of housing, has gone up.'” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2GHVrof