Do Strict Land Use Regulations Make Metropolitan Areas More Segregated by Income?

Journal of the American Planning Association, 82(1): 6-21, 2016

By: American Planning Association, Michael Lens, Paavo Monkkonen
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Social Equity

This article finds that density restrictions are related to the segregation of the rich into enclaves and suggests that inclusionary housing requirements from regional and state agencies may help curb income segregation. It calls for more data collection and analysis related to the impact of land use regulations on economic integration.