New White Paper Breaks Down Missing Middle Housing Terms


Land use reforms, modest densification, and missing middle housing strategies are introducing more terms into the housing policy discussion. Some of these land-use terms, such as the -plex, butt up against existing terminology building code language on attached dwellings. This white paper breaks down the sometimes confusing terms and housing types. 

So, what is the difference between a four-plex and a townhome? How does the distinction impact occupancy types? Our latest white paper explains. 

Missing Middle Housing Typology Terms is the latest white paper in Housing Affordability Institute’s Housing Policy Explainer Series.