Housing Authority Celebrates 65 Years of Service
June 29, 2018
With unanimous approval of the Sidney City Council, the Sidney Housing Authority was formed 65 years ago, the last formality on the way to the city taking over the Sioux Villa Housing Project from the Federal Public Housing Authority.
That began a long-time move by the city to provide affordable housing for Sidney residents. The property, including title to all the land, buildings, equipment and supplies, was transferred to the city for just less than $5,000. The first residents under the newly formed Sidney Housing Authority were then-current residents of Sioux Villa.
Making the move possi...