NIMBYs

5 days ago
A coalition of opposition groups claims that density is bad for the environment, and that the Minneapolis 2040 comprehensive plan should be stopped.
Star Tribune
November 21, 2018, 9am PST
One of the most controversial community planning documents in Los Angeles history was approved by the city in 2012 and thrown out by a judge in 2013. The new draft environmental impact report for the plan is now publicly available.
Urbanize LA
November 7, 2018, 11am PST
Preservationists had mobilized behind the cause of protecting a dilapidated gas station in the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Times
November 7, 2018, 8am PST
Habitat for Humanity agreed to build a wall around 166 new affordable homes as a necessary compromise for approval.
NBC 2
October 30, 2018, 10am PDT
An historically successful group of transit and density opponents in Los Angeles have set their sights on a plan that would add density along the Expo Line in West Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Times
October 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
Proposal 3, on November's ballot, aims to bring new diversity to the community board system that advises land use and development decisions around the city.
Curbed New York
October 24, 2018, 10am PDT
Developers Related Midwest have new plans for the infamously failed development site, but have so far been stymied by demands from the office of Alderman Brendan Reilly.
Chicago Tribune
October 18, 2018, 1pm PDT
The decision to rezone most of Vancouver to allow for duplexes could have consequences in this weekend's municipal election.
The Vancouver Sun
September 23, 2018, 11am PDT
Residents are shooting down plans that propose increased density and height in San Diego. The city had planned to cut its carbon footprint by encouraging transit oriented development.
Voice of San Diego
September 11, 2018, 5am PDT
The House Choice bill, supported by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, failed to earn approval from the State Legislature this year.
WBUR
August 31, 2018, 9am PDT
A new study reveals the biases of the public planning process.
The Boston Globe
August 22, 2018, 6am PDT
One thing liberals and conservatives can both agree on: opposition to development projects.
The New York Times
August 17, 2018, 5am PDT
According to legend, the Clameur de Haro stretches back to the early Norman period in the Channel Islands. Rosie Henderson, from Guernsey in the Channel Islands just invoked the rite to oppose a road narrowing project.
The Guardian
August 9, 2018, 5am PDT
A local block association leader expresses frustration with the development approvals process in New York City.
Crain's New York Business
August 7, 2018, 11am PDT
Politicians and residents are uniting to delay Ford GoBike's expansion around San Francisco.
San Francisco Examiner
Blog post
August 1, 2018, 12pm PDT

Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development devoted an entire issue of a quarterly newsletter to land use regulations and the idea that local laws are strangling the nation's supply of affordable housing.

James Brasuell
July 25, 2018, 8am PDT
The Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) of one of the nation's most progressive cities has chosen a very conservative approach to new housing projects.
Berkeleyside
July 19, 2018, 9am PDT
A signature-gathering campaign has expressed a desire to extend height and density limits in San Mateo.
The Daily Journal
July 18, 2018, 2pm PDT
A proposal for a facility that converts septic waste to compost will have to find another home, after a decision in Linn County, Iowa.
The Gazette
July 11, 2018, 10am PDT
Plans for a sizable eco-friendly development on the site of St. Paul's Twin Cities Assembly Plant have drawn support from many, including the city's young mayor. But density opponents remain unconvinced.
CityLab