Prop2 Class 21: (Lack of) Zoning in Houston & Public Choice

October 24th, 2012

Today we will conclude our study of zoning with a discussion about Houston’s lack of a zoning code, and what it means. Here are the readings for today:

Section B (Afternoon)

Section D (Evening)

Here are some articles about the Ashby High Rise, which should be completed in 2014. Also here is a recent article from the Houston Chronicle about “income segregation.”

Also, here is a graph that illustrates how eminent domain takings focus on areas of minorities and those with low education. It will be relevant to our discussion on zoning.