Upzoning

6 days ago
Since a city judge determined the legality of the long controversial Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda, Seattle has been able to move forward with the plan to allow new density around the city.
The Seattle Times
December 4, 2018, 12pm PST
California State Senator Scott Wiener has released the highly anticipated follow up to last year's failed bombshell of a housing bill, SB 827.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
November 20, 2018, 6am PST
The city of Miami will for the first time require that affordable housing be included in private residential development projects. The mandatory inclusionary zoning was made more palatable to developers by upzoning the affected area.
Miami Herald
November 5, 2018, 9am PST
Past examples of state and provincial governments preempting the land use authority of local governments present several lessons on how to do state-mandated upzoning effectively.
Sightline Institute
November 4, 2018, 11am PST
The rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of Point Breeze could get a new zoning map if recently proposed legislation is approved.
PlanPhilly
October 15, 2018, 2pm PDT
A new report suggests that upzoning is not the silver bullet some had hoped it would be for housing prices.
Next City
September 21, 2018, 1pm PDT
A plan that would change zoning along a key stretch of Marshall Avenue in St. Paul has been called both an upzoning and a downzoning. It's got a little bit of both.
Pioneer Press
August 29, 2018, 1pm PDT
The number of gas stations in the city of Seattle has declined significantly, but in surrounding King County, the number is climbing.
The Stanger
April 18, 2018, 11am PDT
SB 827, the controversial housing bill proposed by State Senator Scott Wiener, had a very brief run in the California State Legislature.
Curbed LA
April 6, 2018, 9am PDT
YIMBYs are describing the jobs-housing imbalance represented in the Central SoMa Plan as reminiscent of the housing policies of cities farther down the Peninsula.
BeyondChron
March 30, 2018, 9am PDT
SB 827 is a controversial land use regulation under consideration in California that would relax building height and density standards along transit corridors. New York has a reputation as the most transit oriented city in the country.
RPA Lab
March 28, 2018, 8am PDT
A critical analysis of a proposal that would incrementally increase density in parts of Seattle.
Sightline Institute
March 16, 2018, 2pm PDT
This is a strange one.
YouTube
March 14, 2018, 10am PDT
One writer argues that cost, versatility and visual appeal makes this new building material exactly what the state will need if planned regulatory changes go through.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 12, 2018, 5am PDT
If the rezoning of single-family neighborhoods succeeds in Minneapolis as part of its ongoing Comprehensive Plan process, we could be looking at one of the most ambitious pro-development zoning schemes in the country.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
March 5, 2018, 10am PST
Amendments are circulating for one of the most-closely watched, and passionately debated, pieces of housing legislation in the country.
Medium
March 1, 2018, 1pm PST
A flurry of air rights purchases have already begun as large property owners take advantage of Midtown East's upzoning. Some big names include JPMorgan Chase and the Archdiocese of New York.
Crain's New York Business
January 10, 2018, 12pm PST
SB 827, announced last week by California State Senator Scott Wiener, would revoke density maximums, parking minimums, and set permissive height limits along transit corridors all over the state.
Visualize Transit-Rich Housing
November 14, 2017, 10am PST
The Regional Plan Association released a new study that recommends steps toward higher density transit oriented development in transit adjacent communities around the New York region. The study also teases a big release coming later this month.
Regional Plan Association
July 21, 2017, 9am PDT
A very public spat over proposed Midtown East plan took place in the pages of Crain's this week.
Crain's Business New York