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Unofficial Community Plan — proposed fix not good enough

The Unofficial Community Plan is before council at its meeting this Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015 (after a public hearing at 7:00 pm on marihuana zoning; see more below). 278 more words

Comp Plan Comment Period Extended

The Portland Comprehensive Plan is a long range 20 year plan for land use and infrastructure in the city.  The plan is currently undergoing an update as mandated by the state of Oregon.   127 more words

Land Use

Environmental Living Zoning and Planning Act Tasmania

Most councils in Tasmania have a Environmental Living and Zoning Act and what i have seen is that most are similar. What i will do here is, try to give a brief run down of the act. 299 more words

Tasmania

The relationship between housing prices and the Wharton Land Use Index

Note: the Wharton Land Use Index measures the restrictiveness of a metropolitan area’s land use regulations.

Rentseeking

Hsieh and Moretti on Allocations across Cities

Last post on the NBER growth session. Chang-Tai Hsieh (Chicago) and Enrico Moretti (Berkeley) presented a paper on wage dispersion across cities in the U.S. 400 more words

Jim Rose reblogged this on Utopia - you are standing in it! and commented:

the implied cost of housing restrictions across the whole U.S., and Chang and Enrico find that aggregate output is lower by about 10-14% because of them.

malvern borough wakes up to historic preservation

Malvern Borough has woken up to the real concept of historic preservation.

That’s the good news.

The bad news is will it do any good? 1,052 more words

Politics

New low for economic analysis of NZ opposition leader and Dominion Post editorial on housing affordability

The editorial in today’s Dominion Post about the proposed reforms in New Zealand to the Resource Management Act to increase of urban land supply and make housing more affordable actually supported some absolute nonsense economic analysis by the Leader of the Opposition, Andrew Little: 190 more words

Applied Price Theory