BEND, OR -- The Bend City Council has approved a half a million dollars from the Affordable Housing Fund for development of two projects. The money was awarded to Wishcamper Development and Pacific Crest Affordable Housing. The chair of the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, Cindy King, says the Wishcamper Development will be the biggest increase in affordable rents since the program began. She says Wishcamper hopes to begin construction of 240 units in the fall with the opening in June 2021. She says Pacific Crest Affordable Housing is planning 48 units and hopes to have them ready in December of this year.