This publication, sponsored by the National Housing Conference, reviews the 30-year experience of inclusionary housing in California. It discusses the origins and evolution of inclusionary housing in the state, presents the findings of a 2003 statewide survey, discusses the constitutionality of inclusionary housing, and analyzes the market implications of these policies in California.
Inclusionary zoning is not the solution to all of our housing needs, but it is an
important tool with great untapped potential. This joint publication with the National Housing Conference seeks to achieve more of that potential by highlighting the success of inclusionary zoning practices in Massachusetts and by examining the legal and policy issues behind them.
This issue of New Century Housing focuses on a practice known as “inclusionary zoning,” which is one of several potentially powerful tools that could be implemented at the state or local level to address affordable housing needs. The articles contained herein highlight the implementation of inclusionary zoning poilicies in Montgomery County Maryland.