Stephen Whitlow

Jenny Schuetz on America’s (and Chapel Hill’s) Housing Crisis

While many of us have recognized for a long time that Chapel Hill is an expensive place to live, the Rod Stevens report seems to have cut through the noise and raised Chapel Hillians’ awareness of the extent of the problem. According to Stevens, the report was commissioned to answer town council’s question “Are we building too …

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Chattin’ with developers (a quick note on affordability in Chapel Hill)

I recently was at an event and recognized a developer who had come before the planning commission in the past (I will not name the developer as I did not request permission to do so). We spoke briefly and the conversation turned to challenges associated with developing in Chapel Hill. The developed talked about the …

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Petition for increased connectivity for Trinity Court residents

In a recent post, I described the importance of building small connections around town to reduce our reliance on car travel and mentioned that the Planning Commission would be petitioning the Town Council to add a connection to the redeveloped Trinity Court apartments. Encourage Council to support a new connection to Trinity Court Details of …

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