Posted inClimate

Great news! The Orange-Chatham chapter of the North Carolina Sierra Club looks likely to support the Bolin Creek Greenway and missing middle housing. Hooray!

This is great news, as it aligns with national guidance provided by the Sierra Club! The BlogBlog caught wind of a brouhaha at the latest meeting of the Orange-Chatham chapter of the North Carolina Sierra Club. We did some digging and were able to obtain leaked drafts of letters of support from the chapter’s executive […]

Posted inHousing

Amending the LUMO to more readily permit the building of “missing middle” housing is the right way forward.

We’re reprinting some of our favorite public comments from the public hearing on the housing choices proposal held by Chapel Hill Town Council on January 25, 2023. The following comments were made by Nancy Lovas, a resident of Carrboro. My name is Nancy Lovas. I am speaking in support of the proposed amendments to the […]

Posted inChapel Hill

We answered (almost) every question Chapel Hill Town Council has received on missing middle housing

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 […]