Ohio’s Intel project sparks housing fears in a tight market | news

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Intel’s announcement earlier this year of a $20 billion manufacturing operation that will bring thousands of jobs to rural Ohio was hailed as an economic boon.

But behind this enthusiasm was a pressing question.

“Where are we taking everyone?” asked Melissa Humbert-Washington, vice president of programs and services at Homes for Families, which helps low-wage workers find housing in a region already suffering from severe shortages.

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