The City's future land use map identifies areas (outlined with gray dotted lines) suitable for missing middle housing.
Missing middle housing is multi-unit, higher-density housing – meaning more houses in a smaller space.
The upside is in missing middle housing’s ability to revitalize older suburban areas in a way that spurs retail development and increases mobility for residents without having to resort to mid- and high-rise housing.
The GVL2040 Comprehensive Plan identified parts of the City suitable for missing middle housing.
The increasing use of missing middle housing in many parts of the Greenville area is proof positive that moderate density housing at the edges of single family neighborhoods can be a valuable in the search for affordable housing options.