Throughout this series, we’ve heard from a number of listeners concerned about the cost of housing in northwest lower Michigan.
Almost nothing is happening that would improve the situation for people struggling to find an affordable place to live.
Builders and developers are building new homes in the region. But they’re more expensive homes, and they’re being built in or near Traverse City, where land is the most costly.
But a developer named Bryce Gibbs has a new house on the market for $89,000, and his future plans include building historic replica homes that are affordable.