Expanding Housing Options through Inclusionary Zoning - Metropolitan Planning Council

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Expanding Housing Options through Inclusionary Zoning

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The widespread shortage of affordable housing is prompting some local governments to rethink conventional zoning in order to expand the variety and availability of their housing stock. One innovative tool is inclusionary zoning. This enables local governments to use their zoning powers to foster development of affordable housing by requiring developers to include affordable options when they build market-rate housing.

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