America running short of small apartment buildings
Mon, Apr 03, 2017 - 5:50 AM
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.
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:...