Imagine Salem Events
On Thursday, October 9 at 6:30pm, Salem City Council will take up the proposed accessory dwelling unit law that would create more affordable housing in Salem and give Salem seniors a way to age in place. Contact email@example.com to share your support.
Salem will be hosting a community meeting to learn about Salem’s Opportunity Zones, their development opportunities, and how investment in these zones can support community development goals. Attendees will leave this meeting with the language and technical understanding to not only navigate the opportunities inherent in these zones, but also to understand how to focus reinvestment in these areas of our community.
Join us for a workshop to develop an updated neighborhood vision for Bridge Street Neck with goals and priorities. The workshop will begin with a brief presentation, followed by facilitated group exercises.
Join the City of Salem and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) for a free workshop about housing. Following a public forum on March 5 where residents talked about different tools to create more affordable housing, the City of Salem wants to continue the conversation with a workshop focusing on two specific tools of interest—inclusionary zoning and accessory dwelling units
Join the City of Salem and the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) for a free public housing forum on where participants will learn about the need for housing in Salem and how housing supply impacts prices and rents, strategies that can help create more affordable housing, and information about inclusionary zoning, a tool municipalities can utilize to encourage the creation of affordable units.
Residents are invited to join the Metropolitan Area Planning Council and City staff for a housing workshop to present on upcoming City housing initiatives, trade-offs associated with Affordable Housing development, and talking points to respond to housing concerns.
The Salem Redevelopment Authority is hosting a Northern Downtown Vision meeting at the Community Life Center on Tuesday, October 16th at 6:00pm. The purpose of the meeting is to receive input that will be used to develop goals to guide future redevelopment of the former Superior Court and County Commissioners Building as well as additional potential development within the Northern Downtown area.