Not In My Backyard (NIMBY)
2021-10-05 07:54:56

Not In My Backyard (NIMBY)

The Not In My Backyard movement, commonly referred to as NIMBY-ism, is a phenomenon where local residents ...

Single Room Occupancy
2021-08-17 04:00:46

Single Room Occupancy

Single-room occupancy housing (SROs) in New York City typically consists of single room dwellings without a bathroom, kitche...

NEWS: Gowanus Rezoning to Enter ULURP Proceedings
2021-04-29 11:26:55

NEWS: Gowanus Rezoning to Enter ULURP Proceedings

The Brooklyn neighborhood of Gowanus will move one step closer to a rezoning overhaul after Judge Katherine Levine decided t...

News: Sacramento Zoning Law Change Paves Way For Hyperlocal Zoning Reform
2021-03-10 01:58:42

News: Sacramento Zoning Law Change Paves Way For Hyperlocal Zoning Reform

Sacramento city council passed a reform bill in January which changes zoning laws to allow up to four homes on lots which ha...

NEWS: Inwood Rezoning to go ahead after New York Court rejects appeal
2020-12-14 05:40:49

NEWS: Inwood Rezoning to go ahead after New York Court rejects appeal

The New York Court of Appeals recently rejected a community coalition’s attempt to block the rezoning of the Inwood neighbor...

NEWS: Biden team proposes Inclusionary Zoning and Housing Reform
2020-11-26 01:30:53

NEWS: Biden team proposes Inclusionary Zoning and Housing Reform

As part of their election campaign, president-elect Joe Biden and his team have proposed reforms to housing and zoning that ...

NYC’s Inclusionary Housing Program
2020-05-20 11:17:18

NYC’s Inclusionary Housing Program

NYC’s Inclusionary Housing Program is an offshoot of the national

NEWS: The Housing Bill SB50 in California
2020-02-11 01:28:49

NEWS: The Housing Bill SB50 in California

The Housing Bill SB50, intended to solve the housing issue in California by upzoning many building areas in California and c...

NEWS: Nebraska Proposes the Bill ‘LB 794’
2020-01-29 05:16:47

NEWS: Nebraska Proposes the Bill ‘LB 794’

In January 2020, Senator of Nebraska Matt Hansen proposed a new bill to support affordable housing market, known as LB 794 o...

NEWS: Proposition E in San Francisco
2020-01-23 02:12:20

NEWS: Proposition E in San Francisco

The Proposition E ballot is one of the five measures proposed for the election on March 3, 2020, and is about to decide the ...

NEWS: Green New Deal For Public Housing
2019-12-16 05:57:21

NEWS: Green New Deal For Public Housing

In November 2019, New York Representative and Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders unveiled ...

NEWS: The Affordable Housing and Area Median Income Fairness Act
2019-11-21 00:55:01

NEWS: The Affordable Housing and Area Median Income Fairness Act

Picture by Frank Franklin II / AP FILE PHOTO On Tuesday, November 12, Democratic congresswoman Yvette Clarke, introd...

Micro Apartments in NYC
2019-11-01 01:06:43

Micro Apartments in NYC

A micro apartment is, as its name indicates, a small residential dwelling intended for a single person or couple. Most micro...

Inclusionary Zoning
2019-10-29 00:56:39

Inclusionary Zoning

Developed in the 1970s, inclusionary zoning (IZ) is a policy to push the construction of more affordable housing in the priv...

Opportunity Zone
2019-09-27 06:16:10

Opportunity Zone

The opportunity zone is an economically-distressed area, attractive for private investors, and thus a development tool inten...

NEWS: Trump’s Executive Order On Eliminating Regulatory Barriers On Affordable Housing
2019-07-15 13:03:22

NEWS: Trump’s Executive Order On Eliminating Regulatory Barriers On Affordable Housing

Picture: President Donald Trump, with HUD Secretary Ben Carson on June 25. Evan Vucci/AP (

NEWS: Oregon Banned Single-Family Housing
2019-07-11 10:03:33

NEWS: Oregon Banned Single-Family Housing

Oregon is on the way to major changes on its housing regulations. The new bill approved by the Oregon State House will allow...