The ‘new redlining’ is deciding who lives in your neighborhood

Source: Richard D. Kahlenberg, New York Times (Paid Registration)

Economically discriminatory zoning policies—which say that you are not welcome in a community unless you can afford a single-family home, sometimes on a large plot of land—are not part of a distant, disgraceful past. In most American cities, zoning laws prohibit the construction of relatively affordable homes—duplexes, triplexes, quads and larger multifamily units—on three-quarters of residential land.

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