Workforce, housing crisis solutions
February 22, 2023
Last month, I wrote about the workforce shortage, which is holding back our economy and critical services like healthcare.
The housing crisis is intertwined with our workforce shortage.
Even if a local business or hospital recruits a great candidate for a job, no one can take that position without a place to live.
Sometimes, the only home they can find or afford isn't anywhere near their work. That means they either can't take the job – or they suffer through long commutes every day, adding to traffic gridlock.
We must solve these two problems together.
Adding more affordable housing...
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