You don’t need in-depth knowledge about housing, economics, municipal zoning, or some other specialized information to make the point that being a community that is friendly to creating much-needed housing and welcoming more new neighbors into our communities will help all of us. We need all different types of housing of all shapes and sizes to benefits our towns, villages, cities, and Westchester as a whole.

You can use some of the talking points below if your community is considering a particular policy, but it’s always best to speak from the heart about why building the housing we need is important to you.

Economic Benefits of Building the Housing We Need

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Model Ordinance Provisions

Transit-Oriented Communities/Developments