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America running short of small apartment buildings

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 05:50

A small apartment complex in Carlsbad, California. Smaller buildings are often cheaper for renters and provide a easy way for older homeowners to downsize without leaving their neighbourhoods.

New York

URBANISTS often lament that developers no longer erect the small apartment buildings that were once a staple of city neighbourhoods. Instead, they construct single family homes or large apartment buildings.

There are good reasons to revive this "missing middle", however:

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