Housing crunch

    In the latest news to come from the Pennsylvania gas rush, the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is urging Congress to pass the National Housing Trust Fund.  The alliance estimates between 35 and 39 million dollars would come to Pennsylvania to subsidize new housing development.  The tie in: the alliance claims there’s already huge demand for the housing from natural gas workers working in the state’s burgeoning shale drilling industry.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.