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Published by American Society of Planning Officials in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Discrimination in housing -- United States.,
  • City planning -- United States.,
  • Zoning.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Mary E. Brooks.
SeriesReport (American Society of Planning Officials. Planning Advisory Service) -- no. 254..
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16357938M

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Exclusionary zoning; land use regulation and housing in the s. New York, Praeger [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Babcock; Fred P Bosselman; American Society of Planning Officials. Exclusionary Zoning and the Mount Laurel Doctrine: A Selective, Lightly Annotated Bibliography of Secondary Sources [compiled by Paul Axel-Lute, Fall ] Scope and Arrangement This is a bibliography of secondary sources—i.e. commentary and analysis--only. It includes published books, but not governmental reports or archival materials. exclusionary zoning result, however, is the same: construction of certain types of housing, which could be afforded by lower-income families, is either prohibited or.   Best known for his landmark essay on how land-use regulation works in zoning-free Houston, Land Use Without Zoning is Siegan’s book-length treatment of this and other subjects. To date, it’s the perhaps the most thoroughgoing critique of zoning as an institution, with lots of time spent on alternative systems of land-use : Nolan Gray.

The term "exclusionary zoning" is understood to apply only to suburbs, where municipalities dominated by homeowner cartels anxious about property values and taxes demand land use regulations that prevent certain kinds of development and raise housing costs above what low-income families can afford to pay.   Evidence is accumulating that the multiple layers of exclusionary zoning and land use controls are a powerful contributor not just to higher housing costs, but also to declining rates of economic mobility and productivity growth, and to widening disparities in the wealth of white and black Americans.   Exclusionary zoning is a municipal government’s use of land use controls or zoning ordinances, singly or in concert, in such a way that tends to exclude people of low or moderate income from the municipality. a| Introduction / June Manning Thomas and Marsha Ritzdorf -- The racial origins of zoning in American cities / Christopher Silver -- Locked out of paradise: contemporary exclusionary zoning, the Supreme Court, and African-Americans: present / Marsha Ritzdorf -- The second ghetto and the 'infiltration theory' in urban real estate, / Raymond Mohl -- Family values, municipal zoning.

Exclusionary zoning got its start in the East Bay in the early s in Berkeley. At the time, Duncan McDuffie, cofounder of Mason-McDuffie real estate company and developer of the Claremont neighborhood, just across the border from Rockridge, was upset that the nearby Elmwood district did not have racial covenants like those of his development. THE RACIAL ORIGINS OF ZONING IN AMERICAN CITIES By Christopher Silver From: Manning Thomas, June and Marsha Ritzdorf eds. Urban Planning and the African American Community: In the Shadows. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, The introduction of zoning in the early s launched a revolution in American land use regulation and Size: KB.   Repealing exclusionary zoning is a necessary step for achieving housing markets that serve low-income people well. Layering inclusionary zoning on top of the rules that stand in the way of new relatively low-cost multifamily housing will never produce housing markets that serve the majority of low- and moderate-income households well. Non-exclusionary zoning would allow people to divide the same size of building into, for example, duplexes, triplexes, or stacked flats. Two, they mandate large lot sizes. While at some point there is a health and safety lens on what constitutes a buildable lot, in many of Seattle’s older neighborhoods 3, SF lots are common.