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Bethlehem, PA Bethlehem was one of five places to participate in the 2021 Housing Solutions Workshop delivered by the Housing Solutions Lab, Abt Associates, and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. The Workshop is a month-long virtual training designed to guide interagency housing officials in developing or refining a local, comprehensive housing strategy.

Local outlet Lehigh Valley Live covered Bethlehem’s engagement with the Lab.

Analyze Icon Our Housing Needs Assessment Tool shows that the share of vacant rental units has risen by over 37 percent since 2015.

Line graph showing share of Bethlehem rental vacancies increasing dramatically while falling in metro area and statewide.

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