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By Kim Murphy
Special to Valley News 

Real Estate Round-Up: Jobs and housing should go together


Last updated 3/21/2019 at 6:58am

A jobs-housing balanced community is one in which residents can both live and work without having to leave the area. Implicit in the concept is a mix of housing types to accommodate households and workers of a broad range of income categories that reflect the community.

Jobs-housing balance also refers to the distribution of employment relative to the distribution of workers within a given geographic area. A community is considered balanced when these distributions are approximately equal and when available housing choices complement the earning potential of available jobs, all within a lim...

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