“We’d love to own instead of rent but can’t afford to save for a down payment with what we pay in rent”
– Enfield, NH
Photo Credit: Braxton Freeman

Communities in the greater Upper Valley region share many similar housing needs and challenges. Improving current regional knowledge, through coordination and focused study, and sharing that knowledge regularly should be major priorityThis sharing of knowledge should include but not be limited to new information, best practices, lessons learned, and connections between municipal leaders and resident champions. A regional approach led by regional planning commissions, working in coordination with parallel local efforts, would help to identify, maintain and highlight regional priorities and local successes