YIMBY Proposal in Congress
SEPTEMBER 18, 2019
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today Reps. Denny Heck (WA-10) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN-09) introduced the bipartisan Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) Act, H.R. 4351, in the House. The bill encourages communities to prioritize measures that will increase housing supply and affordability.
Under the bill, local governments applying for federal housing development funds through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program would be required to report whether they have enacted policies to reduce counterproductive regulations that may affect affordability...click here to read more.