By Sarah Mervosh : nytimes – excerpt
In a bold move to address its affordable-housing crisis and confront a history of racist housing practices, Minneapolis has decided to eliminate single-family zoning, a classification that has long perpetuated segregation.
The Minneapolis City Council voted last Friday to get rid of the category and instead allow residential structures with up to three dwelling units — like duplexes and triplexes — in every neighborhood. Minneapolis is believed to be the first major city in the United States to approve such a change citywide… (more)
No doubt having a developer for a president, will bring a lot more support for developers and less support for residents and taxpayers. They want to bleed us dry with inflationary spending at all levels of government. This follows the Opportunity Zoning Program, put together by the Trump family to incentivize, (as if they needed any incentive) building more high-rise multi-family units.
Our only hope is that the Democrats may see this as an issue their constituents will oppose. Wake up and read the anti-tax sentiment coming out of Europe. People are angry and divided in their allegiances. This is not a good way to start a new year.Zrants