Re: Affordable Housing
From: Ron Ingram (ingramr88gmail.com)
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:52:02 -0800 (PST)
Maybe we can add this article to the sustainable cohousing website.

On Mon, Jan 13, 2020, 5:18 PM Ann Zabaldo <zabaldo [at] earthlink.net> wrote:

> Hi all —
>
> Here is an article written on May 24, 2019 — it’s practically a case study
> of one State’s adventures in building affordable housing.  It focuses
> mainly on Westport, Connecticut’s single family zoning that restricts multi
> family developments.
>
> This article is an excellent look at the affordable housing dilemma so
> many areas of the U.S. are facing.
>
> The title, which is not used in the article, captures the essence of the
> debate:
>
> Separated by Design: How Some of America’s Richest Towns Fight Affordable
> Housing
> Jacqueline Rabel Thomas
> MAY 24, 2019
>
> Here’s the link:
>
>
> https://www.citylab.com/equity/2019/05/connecticut-affordable-housing-zoning-westport/590155/
>
> A little note:  the article and the various proposals for housing are
> talking about affordable housing for people such as police, firemen/women,
> librarians, social workers — all careers w/ salary ranges that prevent
> people from living in the community they serve.   This is not about
> low-income/Section 8 housing.
>
> Another little note:  unless you are going to bed …read the comments for
> an eye opener ...
>
>
> Best --
>
> Ann Zabaldo
> Takoma Village Cohousing
> Washington, DC
> Member, Board of Directors
> Mid Atlantic Cohousing
> Principal, Cohousing Collaborative, LLC
> Falls Church, VA
> 202.546.4654
>
> Dear Karma — I have a list of people you missed.
>
>
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