Accessory Dwelling Units
An accessory dwelling unit is an independent residential living area that is on the same property as a larger, primary dwelling.
Inclusionary zoning relies on private developers to create affordable housing. It requires a percent of units in new housing developments to be set aside for households who earn less than the area median income.
Leverage Publicly Owned Land
The Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board works with the City to identify City-owned properties that may be feasible land for new housing.
Municipal and Religious Reuse Special Permit
This special permit will allow for old Municipal Buildings and Religious Buildings that are no longer serving their prior use to be adaptively reused into multifamily homes.
Housing Development Incentive Program
The Housing Development Incentive Program provides Gateway Cities like Salem with a tool to develop market rate housing by providing tax incentives.