In the Facebook thread that just won’t quit, we’ve moved on from discussing whether newly-built apartments in Chapel Hill generate enough tax revenue to pay for services they receive (Spoiler: Yes.) and onto a series of other discussion points, including: Whether we can and should apply the fiscal analysis for the not-built 2014 Obey Creek […]
Last week, the Town of Chapel Hill’s planning staff hosted two public info meetings about missing middle housing. Ever since, emails have trickled into the town inbox filled with fearmongering predictions about gentle density – which, if implemented, is one tool that will help address Chapel Hill’s shortfall in housing supply for young families and […]
As we’ve noted, we’re very excited for the town’s proposed LUMO revisions to allow for more housing options within Chapel Hill by permitting duplexes, triplexes, and quadplexes in most of the town’s zoning districts, including R-1 and R-2. These two zoning districts are among the most common in the town, and for decades have allowed […]
On tonight’s Chapel Hill Town Council agenda is an exciting opportunity for the town to spend $66,000 in taxpayer money to figure out how different types of land use impact the town’s finances. I wish I had known this before the Blog Blog completed such analyses for the low cost of free. We found that […]
Where we live shapes much of our lives — from our commute times to where our kids can attend school. Allowing for a range of housing choices means more people can share in the opportunities we have in Chapel Hill.
Heck, we just love Keck A small post of appreciation for Aaron Keck, the Terry Gross of long-form radio interviews in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. He recently received the well-deserved 2022 Radio Personality of the Year award from the NC Association of Broadcasters – second year in a row, naturally – and we just wanted […]