“It can be controversial to change zoning laws, says MHC executive director Cathy Hinko.

“You own property, you’re kind of afraid of change, rightfully so. You want to be convinced that it’s the logical thing to do, it’s in the best interest of you, your family, your community,” she says.

But implementing the right zoning laws has helped communities create diversity by offering more affordable housing in more neighborhoods, Hinko argues.”

Read the whole story at WFPL.org (12/11/2013)


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