Officials explain regional housing issues to West Plains Chamber
Last updated 2/27/2021 at 4:28pm
WEST PLAINS — According to several local officials, housing availability in the area — and particularly the West Plains — ranges from “grossly inadequate” to even worse.
“We have a housing crisis,” Tom Hormel, president of the Washington Association of Realtors told an audience of about 100 attendees at a virtual West Plains Chamber of Commerce update on housing last Wednesday.
Hormel contrasted his assessment of the current situation with the last time the country faced a similar economic crisis in 2007, when questionable mortgage financing helped lead to a recession. Back th...