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Research on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

“Classifying Regulatory Approaches of Jurisdictions for Accessory Dwelling Units: The Case of Long Island” by Katrin B. Anacker (George Mason University Schar School of Public Policy and Government) and Christopher Niedt (Hofstra University) Abstract: Accessory dwelling units (ADUs) are a strategy for providing affordable rental housing. We suggest a typology of regulatory approaches in Long Island, […]

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Inclusionary Zoning and Housing Market Outcomes

“Inclusionary Zoning and Housing Market Outcomes” By Emily Hamilton,  Mercatus Working Paper, Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, VA, September 2019. Abstract: “As regions across the United States are experiencing high and rising house prices, inclusionary zoning is increasing in popularity as a tool to increase the availability of affordable housing for households making […]

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CREE-Sponsored Report Shows Strong Apartment Market Amid Slowing Growth

(Excerpt from the Washington Metro Area Economy and Multifamily Market report for 1Q 2019 by Newmark Knight Frank and sponsored by the George Mason Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship.) The Washington metro area economy slowed its pace of growth in the first quarter but multifamily metrics remained strong.  For the 12 months ending in February, […]

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New Dewberry Real Estate Development Resource Books Published

Dr. C. Kat Grimsley, director of the MS Real Estate Development program at George Mason University, was the editor of Development of the Built Environment, one of three real estate development books collectively issued last April as the Land Development Handbook.  The books are issued by the nationally recognized Fairfax-based engineering firm Dewberry with company founder […]

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