Some options for older homeowners with now-too-big houses

The developer of our microhousing community writes to me: <A situation worth exploring is providing incentives to older citizens who live in homes that once accommodated their large families … encouraging them to move and converting their residences to multi-family occupancies….> Yes, although to get them to move, there need to be appealing smaller places […]

How Eugene can reduce its (our) carbon emissions

The City of Eugenes latest effort to Engage me — this time a survey about its Climate Action Plan, years in the making but achieving only 40% of its essential goal — asks, <As the City Council reviews these additional policy options to mitigate carbon, is there any specific feedback you would like to provide?> […]