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More stories about Zoning

  • In the News

    Stringent new energy code offers flexibility; company fined for breaking FTC’s R-value rule; Denver’s moratorium on fees pays off; PV-panel prices decline; more

  • After the Flood

    Drivers along Interstate 10, tracing the Gulf Coast from the Florida panhandle through Alabama to Mississippi, can still see wreckage left behind by the hurricanes of 2005

  • War Stories

    Affordable housing developers have the battle scars to show for each project that they have built and every one that was denied.

  • ALABAMA

    MONTGOMERY—Demand for low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) exploded in Alabama over the last two years, more than doubling compared to 2005 demand, and is likely to remain high in 2008 as developers respond to the state’s increased LIHTC authority with a surge in project proposals.

  • Changing the Rules

    Restrictive design rules have created an affordable housing crisis in many parts of the country, argues Andres Duany, a pioneer in the new urbanism movement and a leader in much of the rebuilding of the Gulf Coast.

  • Inclusionary Housing News

    A new report by the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California shows that 170 jurisdictions in California—32 percent of cities and counties—now have inclusionary zoning policies

  • Playing Catch-Up in the Southeast

    Affordable housing developers operating in the Southeast, like other developers across the nation, are facing a host of obstacles.

  • Real Development in the GO Zone

    Realtex Development was the first company to break ground on a new construction project in the Gulf Opportunity (GO) Zone, according to President Rick Deyoe. Sunset Way Apartments in Port Arthur, Texas, broke ground in July 2006.

  • Inclusionary Zoning Catches On

    Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of an Editorial Forum held by Hanley Wood, LLC, the publisher of Affordable Housing Finance and Apartment Finance Today magazines, in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 12.

  • Montgomery County, Md.: 12,000 Units Created byMontgomery County Program

    The Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit Program (MPDU) here is believed to be the nation’s first mandatory inclusionary zoning law that provided a density bonus to builders to provide affordable housing.