Eliminating exclusionary zoning has the potential to significantly advance racial and economic justice. Unless it is done carefully, though, tackling exclusionary zoning could fail to make any real-world impacts or could have unintended consequences, including increased displacement of low-income communities of color.

In June of 2021, AHJ and over 100 partner organizations called on President Biden to issue proactive guidance on exclusionary zoning practices. Read our letter here.