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1999

Zoning for housing affordability

Inclusionary zoning: A study the impact of zoning ordinances on the production of affordable housing across the state. Conducted by the nationally-recognized community planning firm Philip B. Herr and Associates, the 1999 report found that one-third of the state's communities indicated in their zoning the intent to promote and develop affordable housing.

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1946

Residential Area Survey (1946)

A postwar report by the Massachusetts State Planning Board in 1946 found that 57 percent of prime land available for housing development (tracts greater than 5 acres served by public water) in the Commonwealth’s major metropolitan areas was zoned to allow multifamily housing. At that time the federal government recommended development at 5 units per acre (8,000 square foot lots) for single-family housing, 12 units per acre for townhouses, and 20 units per acre for apartments.

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