Oil Patch Still Facing Affordable Housing Woes
The Dakota Center for Affordable Housing hosted a forum this week highlighting issues surrounding affordable housing in North Dakota. A national study conducted earlier this year showed that Williston had the highest apartment rental rates in the country. Conference speakers said that they expect problems related to affordable housing to get worse before they get better, especially in the oil patch. State figures show that more than 15,000 additional housing units will be needed in North Dakota next year, with more than 12,000 of those located in the oil patch. Read more in Prairie Business Magazine.