- Jul 28, 2021
- 5 min
Why are we so afraid of change in our neighborhoods?
All across the U.S. (and Canada), planning commissions are struggling with competing interests: lack of quality housing and concerns about new housing. Employers, school districts and health officials say there isn’t enough quality housing for their workers or the people they serve, while residents who live near a proposed development often voice their concerns about the impact the new housing will have on their quality of life. This is especially true if the proposed housing