Liberal Guilt Is Officials’ Latest Tool To Build More Affordable Housing In D.C.’s Wealthiest Ward | DCist

December 10, 2019
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On December 10, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Single-family zoning and neighborhood characteristics in the District of Columbia, was cited by DCist:

Bowser has not proposed banning single-family zoning, which takes up three-quarters of all tax lots in the city, according to the D.C. Policy Center.

“It would not be popular” in Ward 3, longtime community activist Matt Frumin tells DCist. “It is the case that the root of it was segregation, but now it’s not always associated with segregation.” Frumin questioned the wisdom of discussing such a ban at D.C. government forums if it isn’t part of the mayor’s agenda.

Read more: Liberal Guilt Is Officials’ Latest Tool To Build More Affordable Housing In D.C.’s Wealthiest Ward | DCist

Related: Single-family zoning and neighborhood characteristics in the District of Columbia | D.C. Policy Center

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