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"Whilke I love a free market idea, the reality is as a builder its way more profitable to build a $500K house than 2 small houses which have super tight budgets. I think to develop land in areas where we can increase density, the city, county, have to step in to the land acquisition side anyway"
Which policy approach should be used to address market barriers to affordable housing?
"this is tough. Its like talking politics with people whose views differ. I think if we can develop downsized same neighborhood housing that appeals to the older homeowners so they can stay in their area, we have a chance to get them on board bringing new life to a neighborhood through mid level deve"
When trying to have a constructive conversation with NIMBYs, is it better to…
"I think we need to fill the gap of housing that exists in the 1000-1200 sq ft range, two bedroom, one garage space walking area housing that is virtually nonexistent. Mid rise buildings, townhomes and condominiums that are near public transport, and walking areas. Empty nesters and young move ups"
This article mentions the 'missing middle' and the types of housing. Which option below is better?
"i think with autonomous cars in the near future, smaller parking lots and structures and community shared vehicles can go a long way to helping with density of living space construction. I think this has to be in conjunction with public transportation and building along main transportion roads. "
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