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The La Crosse Housing Authority, 1946-1985

When it formed in 1946, the La Crosse Housing Authority was faced with massive housing shortages. Over the course of the next 40 years, the Authority managed to build 12 public housing developments to help address housing insecurity in La Crosse.
 (written by Jenny DeRocher, Archives staff) In her book about the history of the La Crosse Housing Authority, local historian Susan Hessel explained the national and regional …