The Real Estate Crisis in North Dakota's Man Camps

  • Local officials worry about filling new residential units
  • As migrants leave, castoff RVs pile up in local scrap yards

Partially completed buildings stand during construction at the Williston Apartments luxury apartment complex in Williston, North Dakota, on Sept. 9, 2015.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Chain saws and staple guns echo across a $40 million residential complex under construction in Williston, North Dakota, a few miles from almost-empty camps once filled with oil workers. 

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