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About Lake Area Community Development Corporation (LACDC) 

The non-profit, regional Lake Area Community Development Corporation (LACDC) was formed to provide funding opportunities for home builders and buyers to leverage local resources toward workforce housing expansion.

A housing study funded by the Lake Ozark Regional Economic Development Council was the catalyst for the LACDC formation.Lake of the Ozarks Regional Economic Development Council (LOREDC) updated its 2016 housing study that was performed by the consulting firm, RDG Planning and Design. The updated housing study showcases the demands, deficits of supply, and investment opportunities across different housing classifications in the Lake of the Ozarks Region.

In the fall of 2021, RDG Planning and Design collected information from the 2020 Census and new residential construction numbers of 2017 through 2021. The significant findings were the following:

Total demand for housing across the lake region includes

  • 5,000 units over the next 5 plus years

  • 2,500 single family homes throughout the four counties

Workforce Affordable housing

  • 1,250 units under $200,000

  • 1,250 units $200,00 - $325,000


  • 2,000 units total 5 years


Click the link below to see the 2022 Housing Study 


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