What Midland’s Growing Pains Mean For Families Settling In The Permian Basin

Home buyers are finding their choices limited, and prices on the rise.

By Diana NguyenOctober 12, 2018 9:30 am| , ,

From Marfa Public Radio:

In the early twentieth century, oil and gas companies began building housing for their workers and their families. The housing – often in remote stretches of Texas – had many of the amenities a family could want.

But for some moving to the country’s oil and gas hub today, things can be a little more complicated. A tight housing market and stretched resources are testing the likelihood of families settling in Midland.

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