Housing & Neighborhoods

Vision: 

Create residential communities that allow residents to live, work, and play in their neighborhoods, and foster a sense of community.

Benefits: 
  • Neighborhood stability is maintained or enhanced.
  • Residents experience an increase in neighborhood livability.
  • An adequate supply of housing options is provided.
Guidance: 

Housing policies are intended to create residential communities that allow residents to live, work, and play in their neighborhoods, and foster a sense of community. These policies should produce positive outcomes for: housing prices, availability and choice, availability of housing for special populations, and neighborhood stability.

Guiding Principles

Maintain the character and identity of existing residential neighborhoods.

Support housing development and redevelopment that includes a variety of housing types and opportunities to enable a wide range of economic levels, age groups, and lifestyle to live within a community.

Promote high quality residential design.

Promote housing strategies to ensure an adequate supply of homes at all price ranges.

Encourage housing densities and styles that will support vibrant retail and transit centers.

Reduce physical and social barriers between neighborhoods, while at the same time preserving and nurturing unique neighborhood identities.