Smart Growth Strategies And Housing Affordability

Smart growth strategies undermine President Bush's homeownership initiative.
July 12, 2002, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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Wendell Cox and Ronald D. Utt argue that "smart growth" strategies used by states and localities to ration land, housing and development - limit growth, particularly to minorites. "there is no threat to either agriculture or open space in the United States — the new census indicates that only 2.6 percent of the nation's land is urbanized. Governments that impose restrictive smart-growth policies deny the benefits of the American economy to lower-income families for no reason whatsoever."

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Published on Wednesday, July 10, 2002 in National Review
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