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Nationwide Housing Shortage Most Dire For Those at the Bottom

For those at the lowest rungs of America’s economic classes, the affordable housing crisis is bad and getting worse. According to a 2011-2013 study released in 2015 from the Urban Land Institute, not a single county in the United States has an adequate supply of affordable housing for those in extreme poverty.

Push for Daily Amtrak Service on Cincinnati Route Intensifies

The Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America has called on Amtrak CEO Wick Moorman to upgrade Amtrak’s Cardinal from its current tri-weekly service to a daily train, at least temporarily for the Boy Scouts of America’s National Jamboree in July.

Cincinnati Rent Data Reveals Housing Challenges

Renting an apartment in Cincinnati is comparable in price to most of the geographically close and similar-sized cities in the Industrial Midwest and Upper South regions. Apartment-finding website RentCafé investigated the average apartment size and rent in America’s 100 largest cities.

For Economic Growth, Milwaukee Region Chooses Collaboration Over Competition

Following in Denver's footsteps, the Milwaukee region has come together and formed a partnership aimed at not only improving the region's economic attractiveness, but also eliminating costly intra-regional competition.

Roughly 39% of Hamilton County’s Workforce Commutes From Outside of County

According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Hamilton County has a higher than normal percentage of people commuting in and out of it each day for work.