Schools in Miami are straining under the weight of a wave of migration to the city, and the lack of available seats has led some wealthy parents to delay or cancel plans to relocate. Local officials are moving to speed up the school approval process in some parts of the city, but a meager development pipeline of new schools and a challenging market means placing a child is likely to become an even larger issue moving forward.
Under current zoning rules, Miami-Dade planners say builders will run out of land available for new single-family homes by 2025. Mayor Levine Cava’s plan would relax county rules to make it easier to split lots, build houses closer together, and waive regulations requiring retail space on the ground floors of new residential complexes. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE