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Housing Density

Design Brief Number 9 clarifies the concept of density and gives definitions of numerous types of density measures from parcel to metropolitan scales. It also deals with the related issue of the physical intensity of development on a site.

Affordable Housing

This design brief defines and articulates the need for affordable housing.

The Face of Affordable Housing, Part II examines efforts to develop and supply affordable housing, from financing to design. It includes a gallery of images of recently built affordable housing in the Twin Cities. Interested in using the census to find out about your neighborhood but not sure about where to start?

This one leaf flier explains who lives in affordable housing.

Green Space and Yards

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