Zoning proposal withdrawn with an eye towards the future.

Yesterday, Councilor De Angelis and I withdrew our zoning proposals that were aimed at creating more opportunities to adding missing middle housing (duplexes, triplexes, town houses, and converted dwellings). I learned a lot from the process and are grateful for the time Town staff, the Planning Board, and the Community Resources Committee spent reviewing it, as well as all of the public who commented on the proposal. If re-elected, I intend to continue working to increase affordable and attainable housing in Amherst, including reviving these missing middle proposals (which had the support of Town staff). Below is the memo Pat and I filed with the Town Council.