|Re: Ending Single Family Zoning||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Jeroldine Hallberg (hardinestergmail.com)|
|Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2019 11:13:14 -0700 (PDT)|
Thank you Sharon. This could be an important step forward for all, not just cohousers. I'm a retired city planner and spent my entire career getting an up-close view of our unfortunate exclusionary zoning nationwide. Jeroldine On Sun, Jun 16, 2019, 8:48 AM Sharon Villines via Cohousing-L < cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > An article in the NYTimes today about the reasons we have a housing > shortage — single family home zoning. Minneapolis just banned it. And there > is a generational shift away from it. People want multi-household buildings. > > > Americans Need More Neighbors > > A big idea in Minneapolis points the way for other cities desperately > in need of housing. > > > > By The Editorial Board > > https://nyti.ms/2Ik5KCj > > What I do disagree with in the article is that it is “The Government” that > is responsible for the restriction on multi-household dwellings. The > government only enforces the laws the legislators pass. Or that the > influential people pass because their vote counts more. The rest of us will > have to stand up and look influential. > > Change the advertising — Look how many more votes you can get into your > district by building cohousing! > > Sharon > ---- > Sharon Villines > Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC > http://www.takomavillage.org > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > >
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