regulatory burden

Fits And Starts: Housing Business Leaders' Biggest Risk

Policy 09.21.21

Fits And Starts: Housing Business Leaders' Biggest Risk

Looming underneath housing's present-day struggles with its construction supply chain, the issue of supply itself. Fixing the supply chain won't fix that. Here's what might.

How Did We Get Here? The Origin Of Housing Scarcity In America

Policy 07.26.21

How Did We Get Here? The Origin Of Housing Scarcity In America

Land use, development, and investment expert -- and TBD Dream Teamer -- Scott Cox weighs in on a key question for municipal officials. If "we can't build our way out of" the housing crisis, what's the plan?

New Or Used: Housing's Public Enemy No. 1 Is The Public Itself

Policy 06.18.21

New Or Used: Housing's Public Enemy No. 1 Is The Public Itself

Much as they'd rather not face it if they don't have to, builders and their business partners face a critical challenge to get out of a victim-villain vicious circle, and start winning over voters.

Brief 06.02.21

Price Tag For Regulation Costs On New Home Construction: $94K

A 24% slice of the new-home selling price pie goes now to "regulatory burden," the weight of land-use permitting, impact fees, cost-of-time charges, etc. in the pre-construction stages, and the added expense of start-to-completion construction cycle code and regulation.