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What Midland’s Growing Pains Mean For Families Settling in the Permian Basin

By Diana Nguyen and Carlos Morales In the early twentieth century, oil and gas companies began building housing for their workers and their families. The housing — often in remote stretches of Texas — had many of the amenities a … Continue reading

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Does the Rise of Airbnb Mean Fewer Housing Options for Marfa Residents?

Home rental websites like Airbnb and VRBO have gotten hugely popular over recent years, but as the market for short-term rentals grows across the country, people are concerned about how that’s affecting long-term housing options. The research is just getting started, but the impact … Continue reading

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Recovery Begins After Marfa Apartment Fire

It’s been just over a day since 12 families in Marfa lost their apartments to a fire, but the community of Marfa is already rallying to help with the recovery. The Red Cross has been helping victims with basic needs, … Continue reading

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