Research Topic: Community Support

Beyond “NIMBYism”: Why Americans Support Affordable Housing But Oppose Local Housing Development (Stanford, 2017)

Drawing on surveys of California and of the 20 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, William Marble and Clayton Nall of Stanford University shows that opposition to new affordable housing is likely due to voters’ adopting independent attitudes on two dimensions of housing policy: redistribution (aid for housing) and development (construction of needed housing stock in an area).

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