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Behre: Could our affordable housing crunch be solved by looking just down the hall? | Commentary

Behre: Could our affordable housing crunch be solved by looking just down the hall? | Commentary

It was a time when Charleston’s economy was humming and housing was in critically short supply. No, not last year or the year before that, but 80 years ago, during an era when most would describe the city as a proud but sleepy backwater. The United States had just entered World War II, and demand for workers at the Charleston Naval Base and Shipyard was soaring, drawing many new faces to town who — much like today’s new faces — struggled to find an affordable place to live. This […]

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