Exploring Land Use Without Zoning, Five Decades Later

Date: December 01, 2020
Location: Virtual
Time: 3:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 p.m. PDT

Originally released in 1972, Land Use Without Zoning explores the negative impact of zoning policies and the benefits of unrestricted land use—as illustrated in cities like Houston. The Mercatus Center commissioned the republishing, updating this principal reading to support the surging national conversation on zoning law and public policy. As …


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