When I first heard the term “man camp” I instantly thought of a line from one of my favorite movies, Pride and Prejudice, where the young (boy crazy) daughter, laments out loud, “a whole camp full of soldiers!”. While the man camps here would not bring on such wistful thoughts, it is something you should familiarize yourself with because for now they are very much a part of our everyday life. [Read more…] about Man Camp Housing 101
One of the first things you hear about if you start talking about moving here is what it costs to live. Why people will charge you 50,000 a month in rent! This coming from people who have never been here. It is expensive, yes. But I would like to put things into perspective for a family coming here. Single people will be paying much less in regards to rent and often times they might find company housing or their per diem will pay for their rent. You have to remember too that most families are coming here because they just are not making it back home. Maybe they are making it but they are one disaster away from bankruptcy. [Read more…] about Rent is how much?