ICYMI: The News’ complete Housing in Northeast Michigan series

News Photo by Julie Riddle In March, inside a home he is building in Alpena, builder Kyle Leavesley discusses the challenges of finding housing in Northeast Michigan.

ALPENA — Alpena News reporters spent the last several weeks reviewing data and research and interviewing real estate agents, economic development experts, buyers, sellers and landlords to identify the causes of the region’s housing shortage, its impact on the region’s economy, and potential solutions to the problems.

In case you missed it, here’s The News’ complete series:

* “Northeast Michigan buyers, sellers, renters, builders struggle in housing shortage

* “Housing shortage threatens economic growth in Northeast Michigan

* “2 new Northeast Michiganders recount their struggles amid housing shortage

* “Vacation homes good for tourism, but contribute to housing shortage

* “Officials push for new housing, but developers have to have faith

* “OPINION: Put all options on the table for housing


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