ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY? PROVIDE OPTIONS FOR HOUSEHOLDS?
“CHOICES” AS A POWERFUL AND ACCURATE COMMUNICATION TOOL Two valid ways of communicating: A mix of housing options in the community = “I have more choices” = “I have more control over my life” More high density housing in the community = “More crowding in the community” = “I feel less safe”
“CHOICES” AS A POWERFUL AND ACCURATE COMMUNICATION TOOL Two valid ways of communicating: “Choices”“Crowding”
KEY TAKEAWAYS Resiliency Planning in cities is critically needed and in its infancy Market Uncertainty? Policy Flexibility Economic Uncertainty? Maximize Choices Communication Approach Matters! Higher density zoning provides More Market Flexibility “Choices” = control over your life
PREDICTABLY GREAT PLANNING FOR AN UNPREDICTABLE FUTURE TED KNOWLTON, WASATCH FRONT REGIONAL COUNCIL UTAH / WESTERN APA CONFERENCE FALL 2014