Tag: zoning

San Francisco Bay Area

The upzoning wave catches California

To boost housing, cities like Berkeley and Sacramento are striking down single-family zoning laws and encouraging more dense development, joining a nationwide trend. It was...

Oregon revamps its housing laws

The governor of Oregon is expected to sign into law several bills to address housing issues in the state. Two bills, HB 2001 and...

Seattle zones for affordable housing

The Seattle city council has passed, and the mayor has signed, new zoning laws that will allow higher density housing to be built in...

Land use policy and the inner ring

In a paper titled “Upscaling the Neighborhood” presented at the meeting “Land, Labor, and the Rule of Law” at the Hoover Institution, Notre Dame...

Growth through high density housing

An organization called Up For Growth has issued a report on housing underproduction in the U.S. along with their proposed approach for addressing the...

The big take

That is until they learned that zoning changed during their ownership, recategorizing their parcel as wetland, and making it of no market value. Still,...

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