Missing the Middle Housing hosted by Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast

September 23, 2021 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Venue :Virtual

Defined as “a range of house-scale buildings with multiple units that are compatible in scale and form with detached single-family homes”, missing middle housing includes duplexes, triplexes, quads, rowhouses and townhouses, cottage clusters, garden apartments, and more. Missing middle housing isn’t new or innovative – in fact, these types of housing are all around us, hidden in plain sight!

There is a movement across the country – in Minneapolis, Oregon, California, Washington D.C., and elsewhere – to relegalize these housing types to allow for greater diversity, increased density, and greater affordability without changing the feel of beloved neighborhoods.

Join Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast for a discussion about missing middle housing and the planning tools, including form-based code, we can implement to diversify our housing supply.

Panelists:

· George Proakis, AICP, Executive Director, Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development, City of Somerville, MA

· Heather Shank, City Planner, City of Concord

This conversation will be moderated by Jodie Nazaka, Senior Planner, City of Manchester.

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