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Does zoning affect affordable housing prices? (access required)

Reader Question: Does zoning regulation affect affordable housing? Monty’s Answer: Zoning is poorly understood. When asking why housing is becoming more expensive, consumers and politicians alike often overlook zoning and regulations. Consumers don’t know how and don’t have the power ...

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What should Charlotte look like? (access required)

The outside area of the Common Market in South End was cited by panelists as a good example of appealing urban design. The market, which offers deli sandwiches, beer and wine, is considered a  hip place to hang out. Photo courtesy of Charlotte Center City Partners.

Shaping development in a booming Charlotte is a tricky proposition and will take a uniting of businesses, academic institutions, municipal governments, citizens and others to do it successfully, a panel of planners, architects and others said last week. The pitfall ...

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Forum to discuss zoning options (access required)

Civic By Design and the Levine Museum of the New South are hosting a forum to discuss form-based development versus traditional use-based zoning from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 11. Form-based codes regulate the way that development fits in with a community ...

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