From NIMBY to YIMBY: Making a More Compelling Case for Housing

Attendees at ULI’s Housing Opportunity 2017 conference take part in the tour in the Treme neighborhood of New Orleans.

Overcoming neighborhood opposition is often the highest hurdle facing developers of affordable housing, but a new wave of advocates and grass-roots groups—sometimes called YIMBYs for “yes in my backyard”—are working to build community support for new affordable housing.

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