More and more Americans are giving up the warm weather and culture of California in favor of affordable housing and a lower cost of living in the Midwest. This New York Times article details the trend and features a family that moved from San Bernardino, Calif., to Lee’s Summit, Mo. In Missouri, the couple could afford a home twice the size of the one they left behind in California.
Wichita should capitalize on this trend and focus on attracting big-city dwellers who are fed up with exorbitant housing costs. Forbes magazine recently ranked Wichita No. 1 in the nation for affordable quality of life. We need to make sure other people know what we have to offer.
Posted by Melissa Cooley
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