Olympia needs more housing. Does your neighborhood have room?

City of Olympia officials want your input on a series of changes designed to increase neighborhood density and housing variety citywide. The proposed changes are the result of eight months of discussions by the Missing Middle Work Group. Leonard Bauer, the city’s deputy director of Community Planning and Development, presented the proposal at a Wednesday night meeting at Olympia City Hall.

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Gregg Bell gbell@thenewstribune.com
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