Recent evidence suggests it actually reduces it.
Many of Judy Wu's tenants remain at risk of eviction.
"There is nothing inherent" to strip clubs "that causes crime," say city planners.
The symposium focuses on Brink Lindsey and Steve Teles' important new book describing how several forms of government regulation slow economic growth, increase inequality, and reduce opportunities for the poor.
Cited for building the treehouse without a proper permit, the family must now file for permits to tear it down.
By greatly reducing zoning restrictions on housing construction, Bill 827 could massively expand opportunity for large numbers of people.
The city's goal is to curb "unconscious bias." But the policy is based on dangerous premises, and is likely to harm tenants more than it benefits them.
A court says a city can squash your property rights because it thinks vegetables are ugly.
The U.S. Supreme Court said local regulators could treat two lots owned by the same family as if they were a single parcel. A new law aims to stop that.
Brian Strauss sues to protect his property rights.
Suggestions from a New York real estate attorney
They just build whatever they want, wherever they want, like a bunch of savages.
An engineer explains why that's wrong.
The "development kills" crowd has failed to take into account the very creation of Houston and its long and colorful history of being underwater.
And they've made the U.S. economy 9 percent smaller than it would it otherwise be.
Local regulatory busybodies are zoning away your right to grow food in your garden.
Friday A/V Club: What happens to buildings after they're built?
Government is a weapon old industries use to squeeze out entrepreneurs.