Zoning

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Alameda Casts Its Vote for Single-Family Homes

Voters in Alameda, California reject a ballot measure that would have eliminated single-family zoning citywide.

How Land Use Reform Led to More Housing in Houston

How Land Use Reform Led to More Housing in Houston

Scholars show that reducing minimum lot sizes unleashed a small housing boom in Texas’s largest city.

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

Procedure to Protect Philadelphia

More Philadelphia historic properties could be revitalized with reduced red tape.

More Permissive Zoning Codes Could Make U.S. Workers Richer

More Permissive Zoning Codes Could Make U.S. Workers Richer

Economists find that strict housing regulations may significantly lower U.S. gross domestic product.