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With an oil boom in full swing, an affordable one-bedroom apartment is hard to come by but the conveniences to justify the price are also few and far between, since businesses like restaurants and hotels can’t get the workers they’d need at the wages they can pay.
Do they build for the boom and hold their breath for the bust, or can they build for a future that will outlast the oil?
Eye on the future at NPR.
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