Missing Middle Housing Webinar with Karen Parolek

January 25, 2022 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Venue :Virtual

As the cost of housing skyrockets, the demand for diverse and affordable housing options increases with it. “Missing Middle Housing” is seen as a solution that will help expand the availability of housing for different needs and incomes because it addresses the mismatch between available housing stock and the shifting preferences of New Hampshire’s changing population.

KAREN PAROLEK, principal and CFO of Opticos Design, will present a webinar on Missing Middle Housing January 25th from 12 – 1:30 PM, hosted by New Hampshire Housing. She’ll discuss the benefits of duplexes, fourplexes, cottage courts, and multiplexes and how these house-scale buildings fit seamlessly into existing residential neighborhoods and support walkability and local businesses.

Parolek will illustrate the power of Missing Middle Housing to meet today’s diverse housing needs. She also will discuss the barriers communities need to remove to support Missing Middle Housing, case studies of built projects, and the demographics driving the need.

Daniel Parolek, principal and CEO of Opticos, coined the term Missing Middle Housing to highlight the need for more housing choices at affordable prices in sustainable, walkable places. He is the author of Missing Middle Housing: Thinking Big and Building Small to Respond to Today’s Housing Crisis (2020).

This webinar is free of charge, however registration is required.