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Streamlining Land Use Regulation: A Guidebook for Local Governments

Report Acceptance Date: 
November 1980 (43 pages)
Posted Date:   
December 9, 2020

This historic guidebook, prepared by the American Planning Association with the assistance of the Urban Land Institute for HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research, suggests means of streamlining local land use regulations for the purpose of promoting affordable housing. The 74-page publication provides information about simplifying, expediting, and otherwise streamlining processes such as zoning, subdividing, and environmental permitting in order to reduce the costs of housing development.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.