Housing Industry Advocate Advances in Bloomington City Council Race

Shawn Nelson, Housing Industry Advocate and former BATC President, placed second in the August 8th primary for Bloomington City Council-District 2. With his second place finish out of four candidates, Nelson advances to the November 7th General Election. He will face Eldon Spencer in the two-person race.

Nelson owns and operates his remodeling business, New Spaces, in Bloomington. He is also a long-time Bloomington resident, husband to Ann, and father of two daughters.

Housing policy has to be a a priority for Bloomington. We need a mix of housing options for our community. We need to plan for our boomers transitioning to smaller houses, continue to attract families, and make it possible to provide workforce housing.
— Shawn Nelson, Candidate for Bloomington City Council