Zoning

June 17, 2019

Minneapolis’s Residential Upzoning Risks Unintended Consequences: Alissa Luepke Pier

Minneapolis City Planning Commissioner Alissa Luepke-Pier shares the potential unintended consequences of the city's "bold" move to eliminate single-family zoning.

June 17, 2019

Wiener's SB 592: A WIMBY 'Snake in the Grass'

Hydee Feldstein reveals the sweeping impacts of Senator Scott Wiener's SB 592, another attempt to wrest planning and zoning control from cities.

May 15, 2019

An Open Letter to Scott Wiener: SB 50 Empowers Wall Street to Commoditize Housing By Right!

An open letter to Senator Wiener by Hydee Feldstein, of the Land Use Committee of the P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council, identifies alarming, pocket-lining loopholes that could permanently impact California communities.

May 9, 2019

Richard Florida: 'Build More Housing' Is No Match for Inequality

Richard Florida responds to findings by UCLA professor Michael Storper suggesting that untargeted upzoning can exacerbate high housing costs, inequality, and displacement.

March 15, 2019

Blanket Upzoning—A Blunt Instrument—Won't Solve the Affordable Housing Crisis

Michael Storper rejoins TPR to discuss his latest research paper, which serves as a critique of the “housing as opportunity” view and its emerging policy discourse.

November 30, 2018

NYC Planning Director on Linking Rezoning & Neighborhood Planning to Build Housing and Create Jobs

New York Planning Director Marisa Lago offers a unique and thoughtful perspective on how a city as dynamic as New York can prepare for a rapidly changing future.

August 27, 2018

City Planning Director Bertoni on the Promise & Status of re:code LA

In the first part of a two-part interview, Vince Bertoni updates readers on how the city's new zoning code is being implemented to community plans.

April 9, 2018

Sen. Bob Wieckowski on His SB 831 and the Need for ADUs

Bay Area State Senator Bob Wieckowski's SB 831 aims to eliminate impact fees for ADUs and create an amnesty program to bring the 200,000 unpermitted units in California into compliance.

March 15, 2018

Sen. Scott Wiener: Will SB 827 Upzone Neighborhoods & Supersede Local Community Plans?

Speaking at a recent town hall event in Los Angeles, Sen. Wiener (San Francisco) explained the rationale for SB 827 as he prepares to advance the bill in the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee in April.

March 15, 2018

Zev Yaroslavsky on Scott Wiener’s SB 827: The Triumph of WIMBYs

Former Los Angeles County Supervisor and City Councilmember Zev Yaroslavsky responds to the language presented in Sen. Wiener's SB 827.

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