In this week’s episode Jeff and Phil discuss how to manage crime objections for affordable and workforce housing development proposals.
Category Archives: Development Impacts
HousingThink – Episode 25
In this episode, Jeff Carroll and Phil Erhardt explore the objection that a proposed multifamily community will adversely affect public utilities, including stormwater, sanitary sewer, and domestic water systems. Jeff presents unique solutions to this objection.
HousingThink – Episode 24
Semantics play a big role in the opposition to affordable housing. In this episode Jeff and Phil discuss a news story about the recent rezoning in a South Carolina community. Jeff will also discuss how he handles green or open space objections.
HousingThink – Episode 23
Communities often use school overcrowding as a reason to reject affordable & workforce housing development proposals. In the second episode of our Impact Analysis series, Jeff Carroll and Philipp Erhardt explore ways to address this objection.
HousingThink – Episode 22
“There’s going to be too much traffic!”
This is generally the first objection neighbors use when an Affordable or Workforce housing development is proposed for their area. Jeff Carroll and Philipp Erhardt discuss strategies for dealing with this objection.
HousingThink – Episode 21
This is the first episode in a series that looks at the challenges developers face from municipalities and neighborhoods when proposing affordable and workforce housing developments. Jeff Carroll and Phil Erhardt present examples of the most often used arguments against developers. Jeff outlines a successful methodology he has used over the last 20 years to respond to objections.