Construction costs, interest rates and inflation blamed
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Various community stakeholders agree Celina and the surrounding area are in desperate need of new housing, a problem that if left unaddressed will hinder economic growth.
However, some of those officials who spoke with the newspaper looked at the housing shortage from differing viewpoints - that of accommodating local baby boomers wanting to downsize and that of attracting fresh college graduates and other professionals to meet the needs of area businesses. [More