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Get Informed

Informed, data-driven decision-making is critical to tackling the region's housing shortage head on. Greater Portland Council of Governments has developed a Housing Data Dashboard with community-specific housing data to help understand out regional successes and remaining challenges.


24,000 new housing units are needed in the Greater Portland region to ensure we have the workforce we need this decade. To learn more about this estimate and what it means for our housing production goals, dive into the GPCOG Housing Data Dashboard. 

How much housing have we built?

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