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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Getting Density Right: Tools for Creating Vibrant Compact Development

Getting Density Right: Tools for Creating Vibrant Compact Development

As demand for mixed-use development increases in suburban markets, along with pressure to manage growth, many communities are finding that their policies have not kept pace. Based on expert forums of practitioners from the public and private sectors, this book describes tools used throughout the nation to better support compact development, including visioning, planning, and new regulations. Case studies profile the experiences of eight communities, the policy tools they used to encourage compact development, and the development projects built using the new regulations. In addition, The Toolkit provides an overview of the tools being used across the country to promote compact development. This book comes with a DVD set produced by NMHC (The National Multi Housing Council) that contains visually engaging PowerPoint presentations created by a unique collaboration between environmentalists and real estate organizations to show how density can transform communities. Publisher: Urban Land Institute, Washington, D.C., Author: Richard Haughey. Price: $53.95 (U.S.).


Urban Land Institute

Resource Type:
Other resources

Date of Publication:
May 2008

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