Think Big Picture: An affordable housing plan for Central Corridor

The Big Picture Project, as the name suggests, has some big ideas. The team behind the Project, which was organized to align affordable housing plans along the Central Corridor Light Rail Transit route, is made up of key players from local government, finance, urban planning, real estate development and of course, the community. Some of these individuals, as well as a summary of their findings and final recommendations, were present March 2 at a University of Minnesota Center for Urban and Regional Affairs brown bag forum. [Download the full PDF document of the plan here.]Affordable HousingThousands of new housing units, both market rate and affordable, will be constructed, “17,000 new housing units over the next 30 years,” according to the Central Corridor station area plans. Minneapolis and St. Continue Reading