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Dane County Housing Initiative (DCHI)

--Partnering to promote business retention, a stable workforce, and ensuring all Dane County residents have a place they can call home!
Hispanic couple and children

There are a variety of housing types that communities can use to diversify their housing supply and meet the needs of their residents. Below are links to some examples of single family, multi-family, co-housing and cooperative housing models communities can consider to help meet the demand for more affordable homes.

“Alternative scenarios for determining the housing needs gaps for Dane County… show a present need of anywhere between 7,000 and 27,000 affordable housing units.”

Forecasts... for affordable housing units could be somewhere between 16,000 and 31,000 in the next 26 years, or between 648 and 1209 affordable units each year.”

Dane County Housing Needs Assessment

Multi-family housing

Co-Housing