Center for Rural Pennsylvania to Release Report on 2020 Rural PA Housing Boom

For Immediate Release
October 25, 2021

Media Advisory: Center for Rural Pennsylvania to Release Report on 2020 Rural PA Housing Boom

HARRISBURG – The Center for Rural Pennsylvania’s Board of Directors will release a report on the housing boom that occurred in rural Pennsylvania counties during the COVID-19 pandemic at a press conference on Wednesday, October 27 at the State Capitol Building in Harrisburg.

The report presents the results of an analysis of residential property transfer data in Pennsylvania counties from 2019 to 2020 and provides an in-depth look at residential property transfers in five case study counties: Monroe, Pike, Wayne, Susquehanna, and Somerset.

Center Board of Director Chairman Senator Gene Yaw, Vice Chairman Representative Eddie Day Pashinski, and Board Member Representative Dan Moul. Center board members will be joined by Senator Lisa Baker.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 11 a.m.

Capitol Building Main Rotunda
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The Center for Rural Pennsylvania is a bipartisan, bicameral legislative agency that serves as a resource for rural policy within the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The Center works with the legislature, educators, state and federal executive branch agencies, and national, statewide, regional and local organizations to maximize resources and strategies that can better serve Pennsylvania's nearly 3.4 million rural residents.

Christine Caldara Piatos
Communications Manager
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