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Welcome Home Westchester Releases Fact Sheet Highlighting the Economic Benefits of Building Housing

The Welcome Home Westchester campaign released its first white paper: The Economic Benefits of Building the Housing We Need  in September 2021. 

The white paper reviews data from national economic models, academic research, and local studies to describe in detail how building housing in communities sufficient to meet their needs brings with it short-term jobs, long-term jobs, an increase in revenue for local businesses, and a boost to property tax revenue. Far from an albatross, the paper concludes that housing is one of the most economy-boosting investments a city, town, or village can make.

Here’s our fact sheet highlighting the important findings from the white paper:


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