Mar 24 2008 - does not want (typically) public housing,...

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Mar 24 2008 Zoning laws are controlled by the lowest level of government: i.e.- in NY; town, city, incorporated village. Exclusionary zoning- a negative term placed upon local governments that prevent poorer families/people to move into the area -the idea is that the community wants to maintain a high standard of living, and
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Unformatted text preview: does not want (typically) public housing, high rises, etc.- a criticism is that the exclusionary laws are to block out the poor NIMBY- Not in My Backyard- way for people to block development of a project for public housing, shopping mall, condo, etc. Property values are relative....
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