TITLE

Re-Forming Regulations

AUTHOR(S)
Hinshaw, Mark
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Planning;Dec2006, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the development of downtown housing in the U.S. Certain regulations have restricted land developers on investing in the building of housing units downtown. Developers are seeking out communities with a solid financial commitment. New regulations and standards must include capital improvements, tax incentives and tax increment financing. Downtown infrastructure developments are more cost-effective and support transport service. The development of urban residential districts is discussed. There is a call towards the simplification of land use codes. Good design standards and guidelines are also necessary to the character and quality of downtown development.
ACCESSION #
23276209

 

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