And they’ll need places to live at affordable prices because many won’t be highly paid.
A recent survey showed a critical shortage of affordable housing in Olmsted County, and now area leaders are digging in to address that problem.
Creating affordable housing key to DMC success, said Warren Hanson, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Minnesota Housing Fund.
“It’s probably at a crisis level issue for those households that make low-wage incomes,” Hanson said. “They’re going to be left further and further behind as DMC succeeds if there’s no plan to create workforce housing.”