Door County Housing Study

DCEDC and local businesses commissioned the Door County Housing Study 

Overview of 2019 AECOM Door County Housing Study.

Presented to the Door County Board of Supervisors, February 26, 2019

Highlights of the study

  • Door County has a multi-faceted affordable housing problem.  Key factors include long-standing shortage and quality of rental units,  tourism and second home market, outdated building and zoning code requirements, lack of multi-family or denser housing types, housing higher construction costs, shortage of construction workers, more profitable to develop high-end housing.
  • Housing issues impact all of Door County: Southern, Central and Northern.
  • Housing issues impact all demographics of our citizens - seniors, families and single people.
  • Recommended strategies are also multi-faceted and include:  TIF proceeds supporting afforable housing, special real estate impact and transfer fees, special Resort Area Taxes, grants and loan programs, generated income from rental properties.

For full details, download the report.

410 N. 14th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI, 54235

410 N. 14th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI, 54235