EXCERPT: “A new city of Minneapolis housing program aims to promote middle-sized housing complexes to encourage affordability and equity. Past zoning codes restricted the construction of middle-sized complexes, specifically those with three to 20 units, in favor single-family homes and large apartment complexes. The Missing Middle Housing Pilot Program stems from research for the 2040 Comprehensive Plan aimed at identifying barriers to middle-sized housing projects in the city. Representatives from the city’s Community Planning and Economic Development department hosted an event May 1 to receive community feedback on the program. The Minneapolis 2040 Comprehensive Plan, which the city council approved in December, will rezone sections of the city to allow more middle-sized housing on a single lot.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/302sFZB