Increasing Housing Affordability in Blacksburg

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The Town of Blacksburg has a housing shortage, particularly affordable housing. Housing prices and availability have become hot topics in Blacksburg and the Town is taking a close look at a variety of affordable housing strategies that could help address this issue in our community. Many of these strategies will require us to consider tradeoffs. We will have to make choices as to how we address our growth and increase housing availability.

Over the next few months we will be asking for your feedback on a variety of housing related topics, so we better understand your top concerns and priorities. Together, we will consider a variety of factors including quality of life, community and neighborhood character, inclusivity, patterns of growth, and density. Your feedback will be used to help us weigh the tradeoffs in front of us and chose the most appropriate strategies to address growth and housing availability in our Town.

Please check out the video above to learn more about Blacksburg's housing affordability challenges and then provide your input below.

We want to hear from you!


The Town of Blacksburg has a housing shortage, particularly affordable housing. Housing prices and availability have become hot topics in Blacksburg and the Town is taking a close look at a variety of affordable housing strategies that could help address this issue in our community. Many of these strategies will require us to consider tradeoffs. We will have to make choices as to how we address our growth and increase housing availability.

Over the next few months we will be asking for your feedback on a variety of housing related topics, so we better understand your top concerns and priorities. Together, we will consider a variety of factors including quality of life, community and neighborhood character, inclusivity, patterns of growth, and density. Your feedback will be used to help us weigh the tradeoffs in front of us and chose the most appropriate strategies to address growth and housing availability in our Town.

Please check out the video above to learn more about Blacksburg's housing affordability challenges and then provide your input below.

We want to hear from you!