Monday, July 31, 2017

Calculating the Potential Impacts of Inclusionary Zoning Requirements

The Grounded Solutions Network recently launched a tool developers can use to determine if projects built under inclusionary zoning will pencil out. The Inclusionary Housing Calculator was launched at a YIMBY conference in Oakland, and allows users to view pre-populated data for sample projects or customize several property- and market-specific variables to determine the viability of a prospective development. The tool considers a project feasible if it results in at least a 10% profit for developers. Read more.