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Metropolitan Housing & Communities Policy Center

Inclusionary Zoning in Washington, D.C.

A new report captures stakeholder input on the performance of DC's inclusionary zoning program.

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Inclusionary zoning


DC Housing Affordability

The Metro Center's work concentrates on the communities—housing developments, neighborhoods, cities, and suburbs—that make up America's urban regions. Our research investigates factors that shape the quality of life in these communities, the opportunities they offer residents, and the effectiveness of federal, state, and local public policies that govern urban housing and neighborhoods.

Low-income housing is not typically associated with high-end architectural design.

Main feature photo by Flickr user Ted Eytan