Smart-growth Controversy in Albuquerque
Jeffry Gardner writes that while Smart-growth proponents in Albuquerque are seemingly focusing on developers, their true targets are low and middle income families. He writes that Smart-growth efforts are laudable, but ultimately "ring hollow" as he feels that 1000 Friends groups are "initiating dictatorial zoning laws" that are "incrementally eliminating private-property rights."
He further writes: "Frankly, there's a lot to be said in favor of sprawl, if it affords giving people a shot at a decent house without having to sell a family member or two to pay for it."
Thanks to Connie Chung