Job growth in any community is linked to the availability of housing. The Door County Economic Development Corporation conducted an analysis of housing stocks. DCEDC Executive Director Jim Schuessler says the findings show that Door County has a lot of catching up to do.
The housing analysis shows such housing shortages have cost Door County's economy over $25-million. Sturgeon Bay City Administrator Josh Van Lieshout says the housing analysis gives the city a starting point to address those housing needs
Schuessler adds the analysis also gives potential developers
information on where the needs are and how they may be able to fill them.
Among the largest housing need in Door County are for retirees and seasonal employees.