Does the Threat of Gentrification Justify Restrictive Zoning?Real Estate Law Journal (2017)
Historically, progressives have opposed restrictive zoning, arguing that by restricting the housing supply to high-end housing, zoning reduces the supply of housing available to lower-income Americans. But recently, some progressives have suggested that new market-rate housing facilitates gentrification and displacement of lower-income renters. This article critically examines that theory.
Publication DateWinter 2017
Citation Information46 Real Est. L.J. 447 (2017)