Friday, July 12, 2024

The Houses that Can’t be Built in America – The Missing Middle

In many US (and Canadian) cities, most people have only two choices when deciding where to live: an apartment (or condo or flat) or a single family home. The housing options in-between these two extremes — called “Missing Middle Housing” — have been legislated almost out of existence. Now many city leaders are starting to rethink these regulations, having recognized how such ordinances have limited the housing options for their residents. This video explores missing middle housing… what it was, how it still exists in Europe, and what it could be in the future in North America.