Wisconsin Land Use Megatrends: Housing

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Author(s) Anna Haines, Lynn Markham, Dan McFarlane, Eric Olson, Rebecca Roberts, Linda Stoll.

Housing, in all its forms, is usually the number one land use in a community in terms of the number of acres it covers. Housing quantity and quality, range of housing types, affordability, and location relative to work, shopping and play, are all important considerations when selecting a community in which to live. Purchasing a home is often the most important and largest investment that an individual or family will make (12 pages; 2015).