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This story is part of a special episode of Sound Ideas airing March 12, marking the one-year anniversary of COVID's arrival in McLean County. Find more stories in the series.

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Let’s admit it: Summer 2020 has been awful. (Thanks, COVID-19.) But some in Bloomington-Normal have managed to find bright spots in an otherwise dark summer. These are WGLT’s Best Things Of The Worst Summer.

Road signs at intersection
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Two new affordable housing developments are coming to McLean County with assistance from federal low-income housing tax credits.

Rathna and Krishna
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Something rare is happening on Woodbine Road on Bloomington’s far east side: Someone is actually building homes.

Michael and Tammy
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The leaders of a newly combined real estate company are bullish on the housing markets in Bloomington-Normal and Peoria, despite slowing sales and a dip in prices in 2019.

Construction worker at a home project
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Ten years after the Great Recession, a new housing crisis has developed in America. You’ve been hearing reports all week on Morning Edition and All Things Considered, about those who’ve been shut out of the housing market. Here's a look at how the homebuilding slowdown is playing out in Bloomington-Normal.

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You know what’s not good for a real estate market? A ton of uncertainty at the market’s biggest employer.

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The Bloomington-Normal housing market continued its sluggish start to 2018, with total sales off nearly 20 percent through February.

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The pace of home sales in the Bloomington-Normal market slowed in October, even as the average price continued to climb due to low inventory, local real estate agents reported Wednesday.

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A low number of homes on the market is helping to drive up prices in Bloomington-Normal real estate, even as the demand for newly built homes continues to lag.

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Bloomington-Normal home sales ticked back up again in August as more buyers closed deals toward the end of the busy selling season.