Friday, September 1, 2006
We are used to thinking of low-cost housing as the type of land use that suffers from zoning discrimination. But in Washington, D.C., it's light industrial land use -- repair shops, cement plants, and recycling centers -- that is finding it harder and harder to operate under the city's zoning laws, according to a study. Reasons include the development of land for non-industrial purposes, high land prices, and the fact that only five percent of the city is zoned for industrial.
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