Day: May 12, 2022

Lunch links: May 12, 2022

Happy Thursday. Last night, Martin Johnson published three takeaways from Chapel Hill’s report on using expedited review to approve affordable housing. Here’s what we’re reading today. Half-million dollar homes: Could small homes, small lots solve Durham’s housing crunch? This high-density is possible because of something called a “small lot option.” The City of Durham started …

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Three takeaways from Chapel Hill’s report on using expedited review to approve affordable housing

Last Fall, four members of Chapel Hill Town Council—Karen Stegman, Tai Huynh, Allen Buansi, and Michael Parker–submitted a petition to the town council asking staff to look into strategies for expediting the review of affordable housing projects in town. This spring, two affordable housing projects—Jay Street and Trinity Court—with 100 homes between them were approved …

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