Sadly, he's far from the only one. If we want to "break the wheel" of poverty and housing shortages, we need to roll back zoning.
The Santa Fe Historic Districts Review Board refused to grant an exception to its height limits to accommodate a seven-sided keep.
Colorado Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal From Housing Activists Who Claimed Inaccurate Election Guidance Doomed Their Ballot Initiative
City officials repeatedly gave activists false information about the requirements for getting their initiative on the ballot.
The Trump administration has abandoned its own promising housing reforms in favor of toxic culture war politics.
Boulder Officials Told Campaigns They Had Until August to Qualify for the City Ballot. Now They Say the Deadline Was Actually in June.
The switch threatens an initiative to repeal Boulder's restrictions on unrelated people living together.
Nashville's Metro Council repeals the city's blanket ban on home businesses servicing customers onsite.
How invasive questions about a stone patio permit turned into a Black Lives Matter protest
Trump's Bizarre Twitter Attack on Obama-Era Fair Housing Regs Reveals an Administration at War With Itself
The president's criticism of the 2015 AFFH rule is an implicit attack on his own housing reforms.
County Threatens Fines, Demands Expensive Alterations From Arizona Couple Hosting Free Yoga Classes and Potlucks on Their Property
Joshua and Emily Killeen are suing Yavapai County, Arizona, for what they claim are unconstitutional restrictions on their ability to advertise their business and host events on their rural property.
Land use regulation is making cities unaffordable. In an unfettered market, how would Americans choose to live?
Fairfax County, Virginia, allows home businesses but prohibits them from keeping inventory on site.
Two non-profit groups argued that developers had been improperly awarded a building permit for a 112-unit condo building on Manhattan's Upper West Side.
San Francisco Bureaucrats Can Shoot Down Almost Any Housing Project They Want. This Ballot Initiative Would Change That.
Mayor London Breed's Affordable Homes Now initiative would streamline the approval of code-compliant housing projects as long as developers include additional affordable units.
And it might make housing more affordable in many places. Conservative NIMBYs should not stand in the way.
Del. Vaughn Stewart (D–Montgomery County) says a mix of new private and public housing is needed to combat Maryland's housing affordability problems.
Despite amendments to make the bill more palatable to local governments and community activists, Sen. Scott Wiener's (D–San Francisco) SB 50 faces an uphill battle.
A massive 15 foot tall Trump/Pence yard sign has unfortunately turned political.
The legislation would allow duplexes on any residential plot in the state.
Many jurisdictions are alleviating housing shortgages by cutting back on zoning. Unfortunately, there is also a trend towards expanding rent control, which is likely to have the opposite effect.
Joey Mucha wanted to convert his warehouse into a restaurant, bar, and arcade. Then community activists intervened.
The decision leaves intact local governments’ power to force private developers to build affordable housing.
The initiative would leave untouched all the city regulations that've made it so hard to start a business in the first place.
The Homes for All Act misdiagnoses the roots of the country's housing problems, then adds a boundless faith in the feds' ability to solve them.
Despite Stiff NIMBY Opposition, San Francisco Business Owner Will Be Allowed to Convert Arcade Repair Business Into Normal Arcade
The struggles Joey Mucha had to go through to secure a simple change of use permit highlight the problems inherent in San Francisco's planning process.
San Francisco Activists Are Trying to Stop Business Owner From Converting His Arcade Repair Shop Into a Normal Arcade
Neighbors say Joey Mucha's plans for a Skee-Ball arcade in the Mission would be a positive addition to the community. Activists disagree.
Plus: the effects of restrictive zoning on education access, DACA's uncertain future at the Supreme Court, and Mayor Pete's miraculous surge
Development restrictions and NIMBYism, not tech sector success, explain Silicon Valley's housing costs.
Opponents use a notorious environmental review law to keep a famed fast food restaurant out of Rancho Mirage.
By one vote, the city's planning commission denied a business's request to stop a competing falafel shop from opening up down the block.
Los Angeles is spending $600,000 per unit on building affordable and supportive housing for homeless residents.
A new study of inclusionary zoning policies in the D.C. and Baltimore metro areas finds that the policy ends up raising rents.
A Davidson County judge ruled Tuesday that Nashville's ban on home businesses servicing clients on site is constitutional.
Local governments that remove development restrictions near transit would have a better chance of scoring federal transit funding grants.
New Orleans can't use zoning regulations to decide what counts as artistic expression.
Local governments can't outlaw home vegetable gardens under a new Florida law.
State lawmakers end the legislative sessions by passing a bill that will allow for denser housing construction across the state.
Mainstream media is starting to embrace the idea of deregulating housing construction. Will policymakers?
"They want to put a bureaucratic noose around me," says Nancy Bass Wyden, third-generation owner of New York's best bookstore. "We're just asking to be left alone."