"Worcester is looking at inclusionary zoning to add affordable homes. This chart shows how slow housing development has been last +10 yrs, even as city's population grew.
For more graphics like this, check out http://mhp.net/datatown"
|housing development has been last +10 yrs in Worcester, MA|
What does Franklin's data look like?
Note: please be careful with the visual comparison. The volume scale for Franklin (300-200-100) is significantly less than Worcester's (600-400-200).
|The chart depicts how many new housing permits that Franklin has issued for each year of the data collection (net of demolitions), broken out by type of building|
Check out more data from the Mass Housing Project's Datatown source
The Datatown query does allow for comparisons with communities so I did manage to put the Franklin and Worcester data together to see the info on the same scale:
|Franklin and Worcester data together to see the info on the same scale|
Sparked by the MHP tweet - https://twitter.com/mhpdata/status/1551662361110630401