Strategies for Fiscally Sustainable Infill Housing

To achieve the goal of more infill homes, a city must balance costs and revenues. This report with the Center for Community Innovation describes how cities can raise revenue from housing development.

The benefits of walkable, infill communities are many—more affordable and convenient places to live and ways to get around, greenhouse gas reduction, and improved community health to name a few.

To achieve the goal of more infill homes, however, a city’s costs and revenues need to match up. Without new revenue sources, cities cannot accommodate California’s growing population, leading to sprawl.

Strategies for Fiscally Sustainable Infill Housing, a report by the Center for Community Innovation with Greenbelt Alliance, describes ways California cities can raise additional revenue from housing development.

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