When do we have to build units?

No construction is required for compliance with the law. Compliance with the law is zoning only. 

From the zoning changes there could be future construction (see our build-out projections above) but no construction is required.

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1. What is the MBTA Communities law (3A)?
2. What does this mean for Reading specifically?
3. How did the state calculate our requirements?
4. Do we currently comply with the law?
5. Why should we comply?
6. By-right Development & Site Plan Review
7. What are Reading’s existing housing goals?
8. How does compliance work?
9. Why can’t we use Accessory Dwelling Units to comply?
10. Can we just zone over existing apartment complexes?
11. Where are we in the process?
12. Survey Results
13. Materials from our Knowledge Series held Fall 2023
14. Materials from our Public Hearings held Dec 2023 - Feb 2024
15. I’m concerned about the impacts of future construction
16. When do we have to build units?
17. What happens after the new zoning is adopted by Town Meeting?
18. This is the first I’m hearing of this; how have you been informing the public?
19. General Zoning Considerations & Definitions
20. Helpful Studies and Links
21. Local Data, Resources, and Documents