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Housing

Cities across the country are facing a housing crisis. Developers build more towering apartment buildings, yet the crisis persists. 

At Strong Towns, we believe cities must adjust zoning laws to allow for more choices within the marketplace, while simultaneously encouraging small-scale incremental development to empower local residents and increase community wealth.

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Your community probably has a property tax of between 1% and 2% of value annually. This has the economic impact of a 10% to 20% sales tax on construction labor and materials. Reducing the property tax rate applied to building... (More)

To me, the go to people for the practical work here is the Incremental Development Alliance. You can find them on their web page2 and they are also really active in their Facebook Group3.

I think the organization Small... (More)4