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Cityscape: Volume 23 Number 1 | Regulatory Reform and Affordable Housing


Regulatory Reform and Affordable Housing

Volume 23 Number 1

Mark D. Shroder
Michelle P. Matuga

Regulatory Reform and Affordable Housing

Guest Editor's Introduction
Regina C. Gray and Mark A. Reardon

The Influence of Regulation on Residential Land Prices in United States Metropolitan Areas
Robert W. Wassmer and Joshua A. Williams

Trends in Regulation and Affordability in Select U.S. Metropolitan Areas and Communities
Mike Fratantoni, Edward Seiler, and Jamie Woodwell

Density Control, Home Price Appreciation, and Rental Growth in the United States
Michael LaCour-Little and Weifeng Wu

Building Codes: What Are They Good For?
Alastair McFarlane, Janet Li, and Michael Hollar

Los Angeles’ Housing Crisis and Local Planning Responses: An Evaluation of Inclusionary Zoning and the Transit-Oriented Communities Plan as Policy Solutions in Los Angeles
Linna Zhu, Evgeny Burinskiy, Jorge De la Roca, Richard K. Green, and Marlon G. Boarnet

Inclusionary Zoning and Housing Market Outcomes
Emily Hamilton

A Fresh Look at Emergency and Rapid Shelter Solutions: Key Takeaways from The Rapid Shelter Innovation Showcase
Charly Ligety

Refereed Papers

Absorption Disruptions and Serial Billing: Managing Portability Practices in the Housing Choice Voucher Program
Brian J. McCabe and M. Kathleen Moore


Data Shop

Foreign Exchange

Graphic Detail


Policy Briefs

Evaluation Tradecraft



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