Michigan Public Policy Survey: UP Local Government Leaders Most Likely to Report Housing Shortages

September 20, 2023 Rural Insights

Concerns among local government leaders in the Upper Peninsula about housing shortages in their communities have more than doubled since 2017. Today, 59% of officials from U.P. cities, villages, and townships say they have too little single-family housing and 61% report insufficient multi-family housing in their jurisdictions, the highest regional percentages in the state.