Posted inChapel Hill Town Council

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 […]

Posted inCarrboro

Liveblogging the Carrboro Town Council’s discussion of the Carrboro Comprehensive Plan (2022-2042)

Tonight (Tuesday, May 10), the Carrboro Town Council is meeting to discuss its new comprehensive plan, titled Carrboro Connects (The last one was called Carrboro 2020, but appears to not meet the state’s definition of a “comprehensive plan”). While Chapel Hill has put together many comprehensive plans in the past, this is a first for Carrboro. […]