Published 09/26/2012, The Jamestown Sun
Responding to a new prediction that North Dakota’s population will jump 25 percent by 2025, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday he will advocate boosting state subsidies for public works and low-income housing. A study commissioned by the state Housing Finance Agency, presented at a conference Tuesday, forecasts that the state’s population will rise to almost 842,000 people in 13 years. Statewide demand for new apartments and homes will rise by 30 percent, the study said.Word count: 452
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