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Why Do People Move: Jobs or Housing?

A new study finds a close connection between the two.
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Why do people move? Is it for jobs or is it for housing?

It’s often assumed that people move to get better jobs.  But Census data show the main people reason move is to gain access to better housing. The issue is sometimes posed as a chicken-and-egg question: What comes first, people or jobs?