Sunday Video: How The US Made Affordable Homes Illegal


Vox digs deep into why American housing is so expensive, which runs the gamut from exclusionary zoning practices to a history of redlining.

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Stephen is an urban planner with a passion for sustainable, livable, and diverse cities. He is especially interested in how policies, regulations, and programs can promote positive outcomes for communities. Stephen lives in Kenmore and primarily covers land use and transportation issues for The Urbanist.

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Atlanta has single family zoning. The last seven mayors have been African American.