Petersburg housing review sees need for over 300 more units
August 30, 2023
Housing is a big concern for communities across Southeast Alaska, from Ketchikan to Skagway and every town in between.
In Petersburg, the results of a community survey indicate that more than 300 housing units may need to be built or renovated over the next decade.
The borough assembly set up the housing task force to research and address the problem. The survey results were reviewed at a task force meeting on Aug. 17, where Assembly Member Dave Kensinger said: “I think we need to figure out a way to start building more housing. It’s pretty simple. If we don’t deal with it, we won’t...