Exclusionary Zoning

May 8, 2016, 7am PDT
The Sightline Institute tackles what may be "our most acute urban public policy challenge."
Sightline Institute
April 25, 2016, 9am PDT
Beware of possible code words like "character" and "flavor" when it comes to community resistance to multifamily housing or increased density. Case in point, Garden City, Long Island.
The New York Times
Blog post
January 25, 2016, 6am PST
You may not have a moral right to live in an expensive city—but does the government have a moral right to exclude you?
Michael Lewyn
October 2, 2015, 6am PDT
A longtime resident of an old, eclectic neighborhood reflects on what makes the area so desirable and why new places like it are effectively outlawed today.
City Observatory City Commentary
September 28, 2015, 6am PDT
Sixty years after Brown v. Board, exclusionary zoning and school district rules still promote the economic and racial segregation of public schools.
City Observatory
August 9, 2015, 9am PDT
Seattle's recent Housing and Livability Agenda (HALA) recommendations have created a sensational dialogue about zoning, affordability and neighborhood change. Chuck Wolfe explains how this may create an unprecedented basis for consensus in the city.
Crosscut
Blog post
May 11, 2015, 6am PDT
States regulate local governments too much in some areas, but not enough in others.
Michael Lewyn
Blog post
November 18, 2014, 12pm PST
Conservatives and liberals tend to define "racism" very differently. As a result, accusations of racism tend to be unsuccessful outside ideologically homogenous environments.
Michael Lewyn
May 19, 2014, 7am PDT
Emily Badger examines the role of housing segregation in obstructing the promise of Brown v. Board of Education.
The Washington Post - Wonkblog
October 8, 2013, 6am PDT
The New York Times editorial board praises the Sept. 26th decision of the N.J. Supreme Court to uphold the 1983 landmark, affordable housing, anti-exclusionary zoning principles known as Mount Laurel and reject the appeal by Christie and 11 towns.
The New York Times - Opinion