JMI Survey: Local Impact Fees, Land-Use Regulations Are the Enemy of Affordable Housing

By SUNSHINE STATE NEWS January 5, 2019  Florida, like many areas of the country, has a housing affordability problem. Since the 1990s, the cost of a rent or a purchase is rising faster than the cost of construction, squeezing the household budgets of middle- and lower-income families. And the difference [...]

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JMI Releases Study Examining the Effect of Local Impact Fees and Land-use Regulations on the Cost of Housing in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 3, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131 JMI Releases Study Examining the Effect of Local Impact Fees and Land-use Regulations on the Cost of Housing in Florida TALLAHASSEE- Today, The James Madison Institute released a new policy study that analyzes the effects that impact fees [...]

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Assessing the Effects of Local Impact Fees and Land-use Regulations on Workforce Housing in Florida

Click here to read the PDF  Adam Millsap Ph.D., Samuel Staley Ph.D., and Vittorio Nastasi Executive Summary Housing rents and home prices in many areas of the nation, including Florida, have increased much faster than the cost of construction since the 1990s, squeezing the household budgets of middle- and lower-income [...]

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