Examples of attainable housing projects in the North Country

Project: Cooperative Housing, Averyville Lane, Lake Placid/Town of North Elba.

What is it?: Facilitated by the Adirondack North Country Association and the Cooperative Development Institute of Massachusetts, a group of self-governing members sharing the common need of attainable housing will draw up rules of governance for a cooperative and decide what form they want their housing to take.

What made it happen? An anonymous donor who wanted to preserve forest on a 103-acre tract and carve out a percentage specifically for affordable housing.

Read the full article in the Adirondack Explorer.

Photo courtesy of the Cooperative Development Institute.