Is Urban Sprawl Good For Minorities?

For all the blame it gets for a number of societal problems, is sprawl a good thing for Black America?
November 2, 2001, 6am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Perhaps the study’s most important conclusion was that "[housing] affordability is likely to decrease in the presence of more antisprawl legislation." A growing body of research is providing evidence that growth controls–such as urban-growth boundaries that limit the supply of developable land and impact fees imposed on developers to recoup the costs of infrastructure and public services–can have a very real inflationary effect on housing prices and tend to decrease affordability."

Thanks to George Passantino

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Published on Friday, October 26, 2001 in Reason Public Policy Institute
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