Final housing needs assessment estimates 316 housing units needed
November 2, 2023
The final report of the Petersburg Borough Housing Needs Assessment was completed on Sept. 30.
In January of this year, the Borough Assembly contracted consulting firm Agnew::Beck to conduct this assessment and determine the housing needs in Petersburg, at an estimated cost of about $55,000 with funds from the American Rescue Plan Act.
The assessment took place from February through September.
Information was gathered from 366 community survey responses —about 10 percent of the population, which the project team considered a good response rate.
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