Last Sunday, the state of Oregon followed Minneapolis’ lead on zoning for single-family housing. Sioux Falls, and much of South Dakota, is facing serious housing challenges. This state-wide effort would allow duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes, and attached townhomes in any Oregon community above 25,000 people that is currently zoned as single-family (and to a lesser degree in communities over 10,000 people). This is a pre-zoning traditional approach to housing. Read more about Oregon’s new law:
Feature photo by Michael Andersen
Thomas Hurlbert, AIA, is principal architect at CO-OP Architecture in downtown Sioux Falls.