Housing: State to subsidize $3M in law enforcement housing
WILLISTON -- Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced Wednesday he's directing $3 million from the state's share of a lawsuit settlement to subsidize housing for law enforcement in the Oil Patch.
Stenehjem, speaking at the Bakken Housing Conference in Williston, said law enforcement agencies in the oil and gas producing counties are getting qualified applicants, but they can't afford the housing costs in those communities.
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