Equity 101: A Primer

Conversations about equity in Raleigh (perhaps in any place) centrally revolve around three categories of equity: opportunity, mobility, and inclusivity. In our community, this manifests itself most clearly through the issues of education, housing affordability, and the countervailing forces of historical segregation and ongoing gentrification. As Raleigh experiences rapid growth, there are myriad benefits to […]

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Economic Development Equity Housing Land Use

Zoning 101: Mixed Use Districts

Howdy y’all, welcome back! Last time we took a deep dive into residential zoning districts. This week we’re back for more on mixed-use districts. Read up and feel all the wiser! Mixed-Use Districts: As the name implies, Mixed-Use districts provide a greater flexibility in the types of uses that are permitted.  In addition to a […]

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Economic Development Housing Land Use

Accessory Dwelling Units | Our Take On Why They’re Needed

Ask a sampling of ADU proponents why they support them, and you’ll get a range of answers. Quite a few will say that a North American-wide housing crisis demands we build as many units as we can. Others will say that we must add density to our communities and cities as part of a comprehensive […]

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