On Raleigh’s housing supply, actions speak louder than words.

On Raleigh’s housing supply, actions speak louder than words.

This is a follow-up to a rccent Letter to the Editor published in the N&O. Here we are able to provide more details than can fit in a LTE. There is a copy of that letter at the end of this piece.   City Councilor Stewart is quoted in the N&O saying "This...

This is what systemic means

This is what systemic means

Carmen Cauthen spoke at the Raleigh City Council meeting about the rezoning of property at the corner of New Bern, Poole Road, extending back to Bart Street. While the New Bern BRT is in process, the developer has asked for this property to be rezoned for a 4 story, 40 unit apartment complex. The neighbors are against the proposal for several reasons.

What’s really Missing from Raleigh’s Missing Middle policy?

What’s really Missing from Raleigh’s Missing Middle policy?

City Council will hold a public hearing on Missing Middle policy updates on Tuesday, May 10th. So, we are re-running this blog from the first round of policy. Let's see if they fill in any of the missing pieces this time around. There has been a lot of talk about...

May 3 2022 City Council Meeting

May 3 2022 City Council Meeting

HIGHLIGHTS Once again a last minute change from in-person to virtual meeting due to Covid outbreak among staff. All public hearings will be continued to May 10 at 4pm except for Floodplain Maps which is referred to Planning Commission with recommendations needed in...

In a New Poll of Key Issues, Raleigh Voters Call for Change

In a New Poll of Key Issues, Raleigh Voters Call for Change

In a New Poll of Key Issues, Raleigh Voters Call for Change FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 21, 2022 A new poll of 665 likely Raleigh voters shows overwhelmingly that Oak City residents want change to address growing problems in key areas including: the corrupting...

Tiny homes coming to Raleigh and it’s a “Bait & Switch”

Tiny homes coming to Raleigh and it’s a “Bait & Switch”

In December 2021 Mayor Baldwin and City Council approved "Tiny Homes" in Raleigh saying these would be one more method to build affordable housing and fight homelessness. Well, the first homes are coming and they will NOT be used for affordable housing after all....

Hear what we heard at Open Mic Night

Hear what we heard at Open Mic Night

Livable Raleigh held an “Open Mic” night on Tuesday, February 15. Sixty plus Raleigh community members joined us to discuss topics ranging from Affordable Housing to Zoning, the Environment to CACs, and upcoming elections to the undue influence of developers on the...