affordable housing

Burn zoning as fuel for change

Leave the zoning regulations exactly as restrictive and outdated as they are now. Then, when developers ask for variances, grant them — in exchange for affordable units

Inclusionary zoning: Will Minneapolis see it this year?

The term is used to describe a variety of local measures that either require or encourage developers of larger residential buildings to make a certain percentage of the rental units in a project available to lower income people at less-than-market rents.