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Best Practices in Georgia Planning

Best PracticeIssues AddressedExamplesQCO
Workforce Housing

Analyze local commuting patterns and housing costs versus wages to determine if more affordable housing options are needed in the community to house the local workforce. If a need for workforce housing is identified, enlist the local economic development community to support efforts to create more affordable housing units in the community, by employing other strategies identified herein.
  • We need help addressing neighborhood opposition to new developments
  • We'd like more affordable housing in our community
  • We'd like to increase the mix of housing (by size, type, and price range) in certain neighborhoods
  • We'd like to promote development of housing with convenient access to major employers
  • We'd like to streamline our local development review process
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