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How Zoning and Regulations Can Produce Barriers to Housing Affordability

How Zoning and Regulations Can Produce Barriers to Housing Affordability

Despite improved conditions in the housing industry, a recent episode from The Hill.TV highlights how communities are still grappling with how to overcome the challenges of housing affordability for many of their residents. Cities such as Washington, D.C., have seen housing prices vastly outgrow household income gains, putting homeownership increasingly out of reach. One of the issues facing some of these areas are single-family zoning restrictions that restrict the types of housing developers can produce to help make homes more affordable in this area.

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How Zoning and Regulations Can Produce Barriers to Housing Affordability

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