“Tiny Houses” Food For Thought

Nantucket Town Meeting faced a petition article calling for the creation of a special zoning district for “Tiny Houses.” While, ultimately this issue appears to have been addressed in a different zoning amendment, it provides food for thought. The Nantucket proposal: “In order  to relieve  some of  the  pressure  for  affordable,  available  housing  for  year-round… More “Tiny Houses” Food For Thought

Affordable Housing Looking Back At 2014 And Forward To 2015

Housing affordability is the No. 1 problem facing Dennis.  The lack of affordable housing creates a situation where young people cannot afford to live in town. This means young people educated in Dennis cannot bring their knowledge or skills to town.  It threatens everything that makes the Dennis a great place to live. Expensive housing prices… More Affordable Housing Looking Back At 2014 And Forward To 2015

Cottages, Cottages, Cottages – Mayflower Beach Villas

At the last Board of Appeals hearing the ZBA was faced with a request to raze and replace 6 cottages on the north side. At present, the cottages range from about 300 sf to about 600 sf. The proposal calls for tearing these down, making the new cottages comply with zoning setbacks and increase the… More Cottages, Cottages, Cottages – Mayflower Beach Villas