All posts tagged “inclusionary zoning

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Limits of housing affordability

The San Francisco Chronicle recently published an article called, “SF residential projects languish as rising costs force developers to cash out.” It talks about the impact that rising costs (both construction and other) are having on new housing supply. Some developers aren’t building even though may… Read More

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The 0.1%

City Observatory recently published a post called, The 0.1 percent solution: Inclusionary zoning’s fatal scale problem.  I recognize the political attractiveness of this land use policy, but I’ve always been skeptical about its effectiveness.  Here’s an excerpt from the post: “While inclusionary zoning gets top… Read More

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Thoughts on inclusionary zoning

Ontario is looking to pass legislation that would allow municipalities in the province to implement something known as inclusionary zoning. If passed and should municipalities decide to use this tool (Toronto almost certainly would), developers would then be required and/or incentivized to include some percentage… Read More