Better than Business as Usual 4: Neighborhoods & Communities
BAU: Higher income = larger lot & bigger house. Workforce = fewer affordable choices and longer commutes. Housing supply and future demand are mismatched. Community design that makes it harder for people to be healthy.
Better: A greater diversity of appropriate and affordable housing choices for the households expected in the future. Neighborhoods that offer these choices in healthy, distinctive communities all over the region.
Presentation: Providing the mix of housing stock that matches the needs and desires of the anticipated population
David Pettit, Principal, GideonToal
Presentation: Keeping North Texas affordable for the future labor force
Timothy Bray, Ph.D., Director, University of Texas at Dallas Institute for Urban Policy Research
Presentation: Community character as a survival strategy
Brent Brown AIA, LEED AP, Building Community Workshop