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Development Politics

October 14, 2020, 7am PDT
Developers are frequently cast as a kind of monolithic bad guy in the politics of development, but developers are cut from different cloths, each with distinct interests and motivations.
Strong Towns
July 22, 2020, 9am PDT
The city of Dublin, located adjacent to the I-580/I-680 intersection in the East Bay Area, pulled the plug on a proposed mixed-use development that would have added apartments, senior houses, restaurants, and a theater to the quickly growing city.
The Mercury News
September 23, 2019, 2pm PDT
With several years of contentious political debates, many surrounding homelessness, ravaging Seattle, a writer attempts to explain how the politics of city building got so heated.
Crosscut
September 6, 2019, 8am PDT
New research using the Terner Center California Residential Land Use Survey also connects demographic trends to housing development opposition.
Terner Center for Housing Innovation