A Guide to Impact Fees and Housing Affordability / Edition 2

A Guide to Impact Fees and Housing Affordability / Edition 2

by Arthur C. Nelson, Liza K. Bowles, Julian C. Juergensmeyer, James C. Nicholas
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1597264148

ISBN-13: 9781597264143

Pub. Date: 04/30/2008

Publisher: Island Press

A Guide to Impact Fees and Housing Affordability demonstrates for practitioners exactly how a fair impact-fee program can be designed and implemented. In addition, it includes information on the history of impact fees and discusses alternatives to them, summarizes state legislation that can influence the design of local fee programs, and provides case studies with

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A Guide to Impact Fees and Housing Affordability demonstrates for practitioners exactly how a fair impact-fee program can be designed and implemented. In addition, it includes information on the history of impact fees and discusses alternatives to them, summarizes state legislation that can influence the design of local fee programs, and provides case studies with useful illustrations of successful programs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597264143
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
04/30/2008
Edition description:
1
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Tables, and Boxes vii

Foreword David L. Callies Dwight H. Merriam xi

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Impact Fees-Past, Present, and Future 9

Chapter 2 Basic Elements of Impact Fees 25

Chapter 3 Legal Foundations 49

Chapter 4 Impact Fees in Relation to Housing Prices and Affordable Housing Supply 79

Chapter 5 The Relationship among Impact Fees, Planning, and Exactions 103

Chapter 6 Equity and Proportionate-Share Principles Applied to Impact Fees 109

Chapter 7 Capital Facility and Infrastructure Financing Options 141

Chapter 8 The Role of the State 165

Chapter 9 Designing Impact Fees to Address Housing Affordability 175

Chapter 10 Case Studies of Proportionate-Share Residential Impact Fees 207

Chapter 11 Affordable Housing Impact Fee Relief Programs 235

Chapter 12 Expanding the Base to Advance Housing Affordability 249

Chapter 13 Impact Fees and Housing Affordability in the Next Generation 259

Notes 261

Bibliography 277

Index 287

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