This HUD case study shows how San Francisco successfully utilized inclusionary zoning policies that ushered in more affordable housing options for its residents.
The State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods report, published annually by the NYU Furman Center, provides a compendium of data and analysis about New York City’s housing, land use, demographics, and quality of life indicators for each borough and the city’s 59 community districts.
Through a review of development costs, local public land policies, and three recent public-land projects in the DC region—Arlington Mill Residences, The Bonifant at Silver Spring, and 1115 H Street in Washington, DC— this report provides recommendations to developers, advocates, and local governments for effectively using public land to expand affordable housing opportunities.
This primer explores the key issues for the use of public land in meeting affordable housing and other community needs; some examples of how public lands have been used in the Washington metropolitan region; and implications for policies that could systematize the prioritization of public land for affordable housing and other public benefits.
The purpose of this paper is to assess how the District can more effectively use its own land to better address the needs of D.C. residents and build a more sustainable and economically integrated city.
This comprehensive toolkit, put together by the National Housing Conference, provides a wide range of housing policy resources and research.
A 2007 report from the Southern Environmental Law Center that covers trends in housing affordability, demographics, development and transportation in the Richmond region.
This ULI Washington and National Housing Conference report examines what can be learned from land economics, DC-area development costs, public land policies culled from various jurisdictions nationwide and three recent public land deals in the DC region, to help craft more effective public land policies and joint-development approaches.
This 2001 article by the National Multifamily Housing Council pulls together research about providing parking for multifamily projects and the issues between developers and local zoning.
A 2013 report from Smart Growth America that surveys 17 studies from around the Nation comparing municipal costs of smarth growth development against conventional suburban development.