Zoning and Regulation of Housing Construction
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Submitted by Joshua Stein (United States), Dec 16, 2018 17:46
In all desirable areas of the US, the locals hate any new development. But the US is a growing country with a growing population and economy. This is a national issue. I am not a big fan of federal involvement in anything. But I would have no problem with withdrawing federal housing and transit/transportation assistance of all kinds (including any remaining deductibility of real estate taxes and interest) from any locality that does not meet some objective test about allowing growth and development with streamlined and practical permitting procedures. For example, why not adopt a national standard that automatically (with few exceptions) allows at least 8 stories of residential development within a specified distance from every subway station? Any locality that doesn't like that idea loses all federal aid of the types suggested.
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The Future of Capitalism replies:
Thanks for this good comment. Comment of the day.
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