A History of Zoning and Segregation in Virginia: Lessons for Today
We all know access to affordable housing is a tremendous challenge facing Northern Virginia. A challenge that is more complicated than simple supply and demand. Our history of zoning and development shaped the way our neighborhoods look and function.
On Thursday, April 29, George Mason’s Business for a Better World Center and the Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship will host a discussion on the historic roots of housing inequities. Led by a panel of experts from academia and the private sector, the conversation will also address opportunities for change. Register today to join!
Like bridges and roads, affordable housing is an investment in a community’s infrastructure. Ignoring it not only impacts those individuals and families for whom housing is out of reach, but it makes doing business in the region more difficult – recruiting and retaining employees becomes harder and more expensive. You won’t want to miss this important event.