How much do you know about the global trends in housing & neighbourhood models that increase social connection, environmental sustainability, and offer greater affordability?
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What is the term for an organized community that integrates agriculture into the residential neighbourhood design and function?
What name describes a pattern of housing that fosters a strong sense of community among nearby neighbors, while preserving their need for privacy?
What are neighbourhoods with common areas and shared facilities that have spaces allotted to small footprint houses on wheels, short or long-lease called?
Tiny Home Communities
Tiny Home Neighbourhoods
Pocket Home Communities
Pocket Home Neighbourhoods
Rural property that is rezoned and divided between multiple homestead lots for the purposes of using the land for agricultural or ecological purposes.
Ecological Home Cooperation
Biological Land Cooperative
Ecological Land Cooperative
Ecological Home Cooperative
What is the name of a type of community intentionally designed with ample common spaces surrounded by private homes?
This idea uses the central square model from European cities. It is a small-scale town built upon a self-supporting local economy where all activity is local. The proponent of Market Towns NZ proposes a method of creating a whole town at once.
Non-profit entity that holds land in perpetuity to create permanently affordable homeownership and/or rent
Community Land Trust
Cohousing Land Trust
Cooperative Land Trust
Cooperative Land Initiative
A type of residential housing that is a corporation where the owners do not own their units outright. Instead, each resident is a shareholder in the corporation based in part on the relative size of the unit that they live in.
These neighbourhoods aim to develop green buildings, grow organic food, use renewable energy, create a strong sense of community, use participatory governance system, and teach what they are learning through practical, hands-on methods.
A building built for the purpose of providing affordable rentals. After a number of years, renters have the option of forming a cooperative to buy the property (plus)
Build to Rent & Build to Rent Plus
Restore to Rent & Restore to Rent Plus
Cultivate to Rent & Cultivate to Rent Plus
Enrich to Rent & Enrich to Rent Plus
What is the type of zoning that allows for creating an ‘ecovillage’ and provides for specific uses of ecological education, ecological restoration/enhancement, commercial activity, organic farming and food production and multiple dwellings?
Complex Development/Ecovillage Zoning
Comprehensive Development/Ecovillage Community
Comprehensive Evolution/Ecovillage Zoning
Comprehensive Development/Ecovillage Zoning
Refers to local planning ordinances that require a given share of new construction (or equivalent in land or value of) to be affordable by people with low to moderate incomes.
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