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Study shows need for more housing in Perham

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The results of a housing study are in, and they confirm what many already suspected – that there’s a need for more housing in Perham, especially rental housing, as the city continues to grow.


The study, conducted by Community Partners Research, Inc., of Lake Elmo, Minn., analyzes the current housing situation in Perham, including demographics and demand, and makes recommendations about the city’s needs over the next five years.

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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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