Shortage of Housing in Massachusetts Essay by Paramount

Shortage of Housing in Massachusetts
An examination of some factors which are causing a housing shortage in the state of Massachusetts.
# 8931 | 1,555 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2002 | US

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This paper begins by presenting some basic demographic facts about Massachusetts. It then discusses the question why prices in the state continue to rise. It looks at statistics regarding population growth trends and migration which also influence the housing shortage crisis. The paper ends with a list of practical alternative solutions to this problem.

From the Paper:

"Officially named the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the state is 13th amongst the 50 United States. It has a population of a little more than 6 million people as of 1990 US census Bureau figures. Comprising of 302 town and 49 cities, with the capital at Boston, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts covers a total area of some 8,000 square miles with a population density of 768 persons per square mile. (Galvin, 2002). The following paper will discuss some aspects on the shortage of housing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts."

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