Program Brief: Corridor Housing Initiative

Responsible Unit
Metropolitan Design Center

Type of Work
Community development

Description
Brings together neighborhoods, a technical team and city staff to develop a strategy for attracting well-designed, higher density and affordable housing to transit corridors. MDC offers a limited amount of positions for students to assist with CHI.

Geographic Scope
Twin Cities

Contact
Metropolitan Design Center
612-625-9000

mdc@umn.edu

Website
http://www.housinginitiative.org

Eligibility
Community organizations that represent neighborhoods bordering transit corridors. Students can apply for research positions at MDC as they are available.

Duration
Varies

Application Deadline(s)
Varies

Community Partners, Participants, and Clients
Center for Neighborhoods, Center for Policy. Planning and Performance (CPPP); past projects worked with Citizens for a Loring Park Community, Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Organization, Standish-Ericsson Neighborhood Association, and Project for Pride in Living

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