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Vasectomy Zoning

Are suburban housing policies intentionally limiting housing options for parents with children to keep school costs low?
May 7, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Local officials favor developers who build complexes for those 55 and older; towns are encouraging a limit on the number of bedrooms or imposing other requirements that make multifamily housing too expensive... Whatever the intention, urban planners say these measures limit choices for families who want to live in communities that offer a good education and quality of life... 'In a lot of our communities, you're welcome as long as you don't have children,' says state Sen. David Magnani, who coined the term 'vasectomy zoning" to describe the restrictions.' "

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Published on Wednesday, May 5, 2004 in USA Today
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