Jul 6, 2020

More Density in Single-Family Neighborhoods Can Ease Affordability, and a New Survey Shows Homeowners Support It

More than three quarters of homeowners across 20 large metro areas agree local governments should do more to keep housing affordable, and most agree that allowing more building would help, […]

Oct 16, 2019

More Than Half of Homebuyers and Sellers Oppose Housing Density, While Only a Quarter Support it

Homebuyers and sellers are nearly twice as likely to oppose the building of dense housing in their neighborhood than they are to support it, according to a new report from […]

Feb 23, 2016

Wesley Chapel Planning Board chair resigns

Calling events at a Monday evening meeting a “travesty,” Wesley Chapel Planning Board Chair John Grexa abruptly resigned his post after the board voted 3-2 to recommend approval of a […]

Jun 17, 2013

M/I Homes rings a Bellington

The plan goes like this: Let another homebuilding/development company do the local-government legwork, buy the property pre-entitled. Then, as another homebuilder/developer, put in the infrastructure, develop the lots and build the houses yourself.

Feb 6, 2013

Bowman Group seeks to up density in final phase of Vermillion subdivision

HUNTERSVILLE — A development firm wants to almost double the approved density of the final phase of a nearly built-out subdivision off Huntersville-Concord and Old Statesville roads. The request comes […]

Nov 28, 2012

Huntersville Planning Board recommends proposal for more homes in Bellington plan

Updated at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 HUNTERSVILLE — The Huntersville Town Planning Board on Tuesday recommended the OK of a proposal by Hopper Communities of Charlotte to increase the […]

Jul 19, 2012

For density incentive, signs of moving ahead

An incentive designed to boost affordable housing in the city by allowing developers to increase the density of projects is expected to go before the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission for approval this year, the commission’s vice chairman said. But the incentive might not be enough, he said.

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