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Episode 11: Glenwood's housing study results

Workforce housing is at a premium in many communities throughout Minnesota. It is crucial to have quality workforce housing to recruit new community members and retain current workers.

In today's episode we learn about the housing study conducted in Glenwood, Minnesota and how understanding the needs of the individuals working in the area played an important role in planning this community's future.

"One thing that was really good about this study was that we went and asked the employees themselves if they wanted to live in Pope County, and tried to understand who they are as far as potential housing customers."

Episode host(s)

Guest(s)

  • Ryan Pesch, community economics educator
    University of Minnesota Extension, Center for Community Vitality
  • Scott Formo, Sr.
    • Executive director
      Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Mayor
      Glenwood

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