Local officials who attended a roundtable Thursday afternoon with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio in Defiance say the city and surrounding area has a housing shortage.

Brown met with those officials to discuss that topic alone — approximately two hours after he toured Spangler Candy Co. in Bryan and held a press conference there to tout a pension "fix" for company employees and retires (see related story).

As chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Brown is interested in learning more about officials' housing concerns.

To read the full article, Click here