Converting old school is smartNorth Dakota’s housing problems aren’t going away anytime soon. What was already a thin housing inventory has gone into a deficit, a function of intensely expanding oil production. Workers for oil companies have taken any cushion there might have been in available apartments and homes. It’s been cause for worry in coal country, where seasonal maintenance and plant turnarounds periodically bring in waves of skilled workers needing a temporary place to live.
By: The Bismarck Tribune, The Jamestown Sun