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Housing Crunch A Problem In Rural America, Too04:15
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New apartments are being built in Holdrege, Nebraska, where an elementary school used to be. (Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media)
New apartments are being built in Holdrege, Nebraska, where an elementary school used to be. (Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media)
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Housing shortages are a familiar story in tech hubs like Seattle, where rent is notoriously expensive. The housing crunch is also being felt in rural cities across the U.S.

Harvest Public Media's Grant Gerlock (@ggerlock) reports many communities don't have enough homes for new workers and ignoring the issue could result in fewer jobs in the long run.

This segment aired on January 22, 2018.

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