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Asheville’s Missing Middle Timeline

The timeline below reflects our best understanding of how events might play out. We’ll be updating this page whenever we learn more.

Summer/Fall 2023: Asheville’s “Missing Middle Study” will be conducted.

Summer/Fall 2023: Concurrent with the study, the city may hold various public input sessions and surveys.

August 4th: Missing Middle “Open House” at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center

Winter 2023/4: The completed “Missing Middle Study” will be delivered to the city government.

November 17th: Final draft of Asheville’s Missing Middle Housing Study released

January 4th: City staff presented findings to City Council members at “worksession”

Spring 2024: City staff will work on revising Asheville’s Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), based on recommendations from the study. City staff may also propose reforms to the permitting process for new multifamily construction.

Spring 2024: Asheville’s relevant commissions and boards, such as Planning and Zoning, will hear presentations on the staff’s proposals.

Summer 2024?: City Council will vote on the staff’s proposed revisions.

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