Policy Center


Exclusionary Zoning

Housing Policy Series

Housing Affordability Institute’s Policy Center features a library of short white papers breaking down complex housing policy topics.

  • Affordability Roadblocks: Short, two-page documents highlighting housing policy issues that can adversely impact housing affordability and access.
  • Exclusionary Zoning: A look at zoning’s historic use as a tool of exclusion and how these policies impact housing affordability and access today.
  • Housing Legal Precedents: Single-page papers outlining precedent-setting court decisions at the state and federal level and their impact on housing and development.
  • Housing Policy 101: Short documents breaking down complex or confusing housing policy concepts.
  • Modest Densification: Short, two-page documents highlighting how modest densification can address several housing-related issues.

For more in-depth, see our Projects section.