18 million U.S. families pay half or more of their income towards housing when experts agree that housing should demand no more than 30% of the household income. That means that 1 in 6 families are forced to make the impossible choice of which basic needs to meet.
LEED Neighborhood Development Checklist
The neighborhood as well as each individual home are set up to receive Platinum Certification under the LEED program, indicating the reduction of their footprint and strain on natural resources.
This community would be located in central Logan within walking distance of over 20 different types of uses. Access to quality transit and close proximity to full time job opportunities provide families with dependable access to financial necessities. The layout of this community promotes communal parenting and higher levels of social trust, providing structure and a healthy sense of community. Walkable streets and multiple parks promote outdoor activity.
Homes are arranged in a way that showcases a variety of facades. The neighborhood also displays a variety of exterior finishes and combinations, preventing the “cookie cutter” look of many planned neighborhoods.