By Terrance Thornton | YourValley.net
As Maricopa County continues to rapidly grow local housing officials see a systemic need for more attainable housing. One Arizona builder in Scottsdale — Greenlight Communities — contends its latest project is the next chapter of affordable, quality housing for the middle class of the Valley of the Sun.
But what does that mean from an economic development perspective and how does that kind of housing stock benefit the greater community?
To better understand the myriad facets of how housing and economic development are intertwined, Independent Newsmedia reached out to Scottsdale Economic Development Director Rob Millar to better understand that symbiotic relationship.