Chapel Hill’s proposal to allow property owners to build more types of housing on their own properties is going before the Town Council on Wednesday January 25 for a public hearing, and it’s sure to draw a large crowd of public commenters. There will be a lot of people there speaking in favor of the […]
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 […]
Over the past two days, we’ve attended two public information meetings that the Town of Chapel Hill has hosted to talk about missing middle housing — duplexes, cottage homes, and the like. As we’ve said earlier, we’re really excited about this — it will be really great for seniors, young families, and multi-generational households to […]
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.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health are jointly sponsoring a project to study housing affordability in and around the Town of Chapel Hill. Please send this post to any current graduate students and staffers at UNC and UNC Health that you know. From UNC and UNC Health: “We have partnered […]