April 2, 2021
A bipartisan bill that would empower planners to reform zoning and development codes, create housing action plans, and modernize regulatory structures has been introduced in Congress.
January 27, 2021
A new economic development bill includes provisions that will make it easier for towns and cities across Massachusetts to produce more housing by greenlighting certain local zoning changes with a simple majority vote.
September 10, 2020
Uncovering JAPA: What's the best approach for securing more public benefits from development: negotiation or exaction?
July 14, 2020
Sponsored Content from General Code: Many municipalities are adopting a user-centered approach to zoning challenges by utilizing new tools such as interactive zoning maps.
May 14, 2020
Uncovering JAPA: Is it time to give the ax to single-family residential zoning? Nine JAPA viewpoints argue the question from both sides.
May 12, 2020
How can planners offer sound, ethical strategies when the pandemic puts pressure on officials to ease or roll back regulations?
August 1, 2019
Uncovering JAPA: Single-family restrictions, lot sizes restrictions, and parking requirements limit developers’ ability to build affordable housing. However, in this quandary, we may also find the solution.
October 3, 2018
The Washington, D.C., area has one of the highest median incomes in the country, but the city is making room for affordable housing through a mandatory, district-wide inclusionary zoning program.
July 31, 2018
Norfolk, Virginia, is facing unique housing challenges from sea-level rise. Planners there are working to give residents more housing options in low-risk flood areas.
August 22, 2016
The fourth edition of "Street Graphics and the Law" explores the impact of U.S. Supreme Court decisions on free speech as it applies to sign regulation.
July 14, 2016
A new study examines why Inclusionary Zoning is a driver of economic diversity and expanding opportunities in cities across the U.S.
June 15, 2016
Researchers at Florida State University and the Florida Department of Transportation document how automated vehicles may transform the built environment in coming decades.