|Re: Ending Single Family Zoning||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Diane (dianeclairegmail.com)|
|Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 06:52:42 -0700 (PDT)|
Well yes, I've been fighting one- and two-acre zoning my entire adult life with the same argument the article uses -- it as a subsidy for the rich who could not afford all that land without exclusionary zoning. But the government is us -- and the legislature. We've got to get out the vote..and get rid of Citizens United,. Diane On Sun, Jun 16, 2019 at 11:48 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 > > > > -- Diane Margolis 175 Richdale Av. Cambridge, MA 02140 617 354 1349
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