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.

KEEP READING

More Research

The Critical Role of Greenbelts in Wildfire Resilience

The Bay Area is at a tipping point in its relationship to wildfire. There is huge potential for the region, and other places across the Western US, to accelerate greenbelts as critical land-use tools to bolster wildfire resilience.

At Risk: The Bay Area Greenbelt 2017

Over six years, we cut the region’s land at risk of development by 20%. But in the hottest housing market in decades, are the Bay Area’s growth policies and plans still stopping

Scroll to Top