exclusionary zoning

Definition of "exclusionary zoning"
  1. A type of zoning plan involving residential areas where certain requirements, such as minimum lot and house sizes, lead to the exclusion of residents with lower incomes
How to use "exclusionary zoning" in a sentence
  1. Exclusionary zoning can contribute to social and economic segregation in urban areas.
  2. Some municipalities have been criticized for implementing exclusionary zoning that prevents affordable housing development.
  3. Efforts to combat exclusionary zoning often involve policies aimed at promoting diverse and inclusive communities.

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