Mini Housing Boom:

New housing is in the works at several Air Force bases: Barksdale AFB, La., Bolling AFB, D.C., Eielson AFB, Alaska, and Langley AFB, Va. The Shreveport Times reports that Barksdale, Bolling, Langley are covered under a single privatized development plan called BLB Housing that will cover construction or renovation of 3,146 housing units, beginning within a year. According to an Eielson release, the Eielson project, which includes 16 four-plexes and three duplexes—70 new homes—will begin this summer.