Policy 1

Concentrate medium- to high-density housing development in Regional Transit Districts and Local Centers with convenient access to jobs, schools, child care, shopping, recreation, and other services to meet projected demand and changing consumer preferences.

  • HN1.1 - Provide tax credits, financial assistance, zoning, and other tools to promote the development of higher-density housing in transit-oriented, mixed-use communities. A variety of tools and financing options are identified in the 2011 Economic Development Toolbox and the Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Toolbox.
  • HN1.2 - Prioritize public investment in critical infrastructure, streetscape improvements that include landscaping and lighting, public facilities, parks, public art, and other amenities in the Regional Transit Districts and the Innovation Corridor.