Smart Growth: Better Jobs, But Higher Housing Prices?

Does the new report by Good Jobs First about smart growth resulting in better jobs also confirm that smart growth raises housing prices?
November 24, 2003, 5am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The Good Jobs First research adds further evidence to the findings of Harvard researchers Edward Glaeser and Joseph Gyourko, who reported that 'zoning and other land use controls play the dominant role in making housing expensive' among the nation's metropolitan areas... Good Jobs First also suggests the smart-growth penalty may also be attributable to 'residential units of higher value' being constructed in the smart-growth areas."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Friday, November 21, 2003 in Heartland Institute
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