Home Builders Assn Markets Smart Growth?

The National National Association of Home Builders outrages opponents by co-opting Smart Growth concepts in their own advertising efforts.
July 13, 2000, 6am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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The National Association of Home Builders, the powerful lobbying arm of the housing industry, has started a media campaign highlighting its smart growth initiatives with television ads that could be mistaken for the Sierra Club. The ads feature open space mingling with suburban homes and a narrator pledging "planning common-sense solutions for smart growth." Critics are outraged.

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Friday, June 30, 2000 in The Washington Post
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