A housing crisis for every decade The current realities of our housing situation often seem new. The media regularly speaks of a “housing crisis” driven
Macro-level reactions to Phase One of the 'Zone In' updates The reforms in the ‘Zone In’ proposal resemble what cities around the country have been
Old-time Columbus had a lot more people! Not only people, but hundreds more shops, restaurants, and retail services of all kinds were available throughout our
Year in Review: 2023 Locally and nationwide, housing reform efforts continued to gain steam in 2023. Issues like parking minimums, single-family zoning, ADUs, and building
How "the preferences of white property owners have been institutionalized" by land use policy Trounstine’s largely quantitative work of political science is a clear portrait
How public meetings empower neighborhood gatekeeping Einstein, Glick, and Palmer pored through thousands of meeting minutes and matched public commenters with the voter roll to
💐 Thanks for making our Spring Strategy Session a success! 🥑 For our first strategy session—actually for any event—this was a fantastic exercise and demonstration
What are some of the zoning reforms we support? The path to creating more housing—of all types—is complex. One track we can start with is
Near North Side: Still recovering from decades of population and housing unit loss Our close-in urban neighborhoods were built to accommodate many thousands more residents
Guest Post: Adding affordable housing to South Linden This post was authored by KCG-Ascent Ventures to explain their proposal to add new affordable housing to
Do you support more housing...but have one of these common concerns? True story: we need more housing. Don't let perfect be the enemy of good,
Harrison West: Once home to 7,500 people—now about 3,500. Neighbors for More Neighbors—Columbus is excited to learn of the addition of new housing units in
I am your density. This is a guest post authored by Brian Higgins, Executive Director of the Parsons Avenue Redevelopment Corporation. Let us know if
N4MN Supports the 'Housing for All' Legislative Package at Columbus City Council As an expression of our support building more housing to accommodate new neighbors
Support more housing at this prime South Side location! Take an opportunity to voice your support for this important project! Supporters of the project are
If you don't want new neighbors, then where should people move to? When new residential projects are proposed, many opponents claim there are too many
Decades of Restrictive Zoning Helped Create our Housing Shortage Historically, American cities had realities that created a low quality of life for many residents. Industrial
At just 50% of it's former population, today's German Village lacks it's former vitality! Did you know that in 1960 there were thousands more people
If we care about housing affordability, why do we support market-rate development? Simply put, Neighbors for More Neighbors—Columbus (N4MN) supports building more housing. All types
We support housing for people—not for cars. In a city where more than 5,000 homeless individuals were served by the Community Shelter Board in just
An introduction to "gentle density" Paraphrased and summarized from a 2019 Brookings Institution Report by Alex Baca, Patrick McAnaney, and Jenny Schuetz. Increasing density isn't
All about single-family zoning Before zoning, individual property restrictions were one of the only instruments to control land use. When power-brokers and municipalities learned that
Five Fun Reasons for Having More Neighbors There are so many reasons to want more neighbors in your community. Aside from the potential of meeting
An explanation of the "missing middle" of housing Missing Middle Housing is a concept used to describe a range of multi-family or clustered housing types
Old Time Columbus had a lot more neighbors! Are you old enough to remember heading down to Lazarus to see the Christmas display? Or getting