Livable Raleigh is a diverse group of your neighbors who love our city as you do, and who care about quality of life for every resident and all of our neighborhoods. We believe healthy, vibrant neighborhoods are the essential building blocks for Raleigh to be both bigger and better in the future. As we grow, we should lead the nation in equitable and sustainable development practices.
We therefore advocate that our growth be managed to achieve the following goals:
Tuesday meetings include Planning Commission, Growth & Natural Resources discussing streamlining residential permitting process, and Wade Hillsborough CAC. First Police Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday. Planning Commission Committee of the Whole discussing Midtown St. Alban plan, and Affordable Housing Bond webinar on Thursday.
On Tuesday, September 15th I spoke with the City Council about Mr. Mickey Fearn’s community engagement presentation from September 8th. I watched Mickey’s presentation to City Council that day, and then watched it again several more times during the following week. Why so many times? Because my initial reaction was, “Where are the specific details about Raleigh? Does the City Council
Despite overwhelming evidence that this upzoning should not go forward, this Council seems determined to approve the destruction of our most precious environmental assets for the insignificant benefit of one of the largest construction conglomerates in North America.
Please join the Wake County Housing Justice Coalition, a member organization of Advance Carolina, for their web series – Affordable Housing – A Community Need.
In the current issue of INDYWeek, Courtney Napier challenges the Raleigh City Council to center their Affordable Housing Bond on our city’s most pressing housing needs rather than on development profits.