Conversation on Community
Richard Longworth, senior fellow of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an expert on globalization's impact on the Midwest, spoke with WMUK in Kalamazoo leading up to his participation on the September 11 "Albion Tomorrow" panel discussion.
Housing is affordable in Albion, with the median house value of $60,300 (year 2000). One can purchase an attractive house in a good location for between $75,000 and $125,000 within a five- to 10- minute walk from campus.
Albion has many older homes with classical charm, modern homes, old farms, and vacant land for new development.
Dozens of apartments in well-tended houses and buildings are available for rent in Albion. One can rent a nice apartment within a five- to 10-minute walk to campus for between $350 and $600 per month.