Zoning Laws Hurt the Poor the Most
The increased costs, monetary and otherwise, associated with zoning restrictions falls most heavily on the lowest end of the income spectrum. Michael Wilson writes.
Are Mixed-Income Neighborhoods the Best Answer for Public Housing?
An anthropologist documents the social tolls of new mixed-income developments while also acknowledging the gains.
Making Room in the New Seattle
Seattle needs to become a city where every affordable home isn’t a battle. And it can’t just be in other people’s neighborhoods. Daniel Herriges writes.
Without Parking, Thousands of Americans Who Live in Vehicles Have Nowhere to Go
People living in their automobiles for shelter are under pressure from the decreasing amount of legal off-street space. Graham Pruss writes.
Your City isn’t Changing Nearly As Fast As You Think
Even in Seattle and Austin, cities don’t change nearly as fast as people think. Daniel Herriges writes.
Will Banning Single-Family Zoning Make for More Affordable Homes?
Minneapolis effectively eliminated single-family zoning in order to undo decades of segregation and create more affordable housing options. Is it enough?
Six Rules for Unlocking the Potential of America’s Mid-Sized Cities
The story of Troost Avenue in Kansas City offers a tale about how to keep cities affordable for working class citizens. Dennis Strait and Abby Kinney narrate.
All Housing Doesn’t Matter
NIMBYs and YIMBYs both have it wrong. An interview about the housing shell game with Anti-Eviction Mapping Project cofounder Erin McElroy.
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