The Effects of Local Growth Controls on Regional Housing Production and Population Redistribution in California

  title={The Effects of Local Growth Controls on Regional Housing Production and Population Redistribution in California},
  author={Ned Levine},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  pages={2047 - 2068}
  • N. Levine
  • Published 1 November 1999
  • Economics
  • Urban Studies
Based on two surveys of 490 Californian cities and counties, the study examines the effects of local growth-control enactment between 1979 and 1988 on net housing construction between 1980 and 1990. It is shown that local growth-management measures significantly displaced new construction, particularly rental housing, possibly exacerbating the expansion of the metropolitan areas into the interiors of the state. Further, the measures impacted low-income households and minorities particularly… 

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