Yes In My Back Yard: Fighting Back Against Housing Inflation

Alex Ashton
The Missing Middle
Published in
5 min readAug 21, 2023

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The anti-NIMBY movement unites political factions in the name of bringing down housing costs.

Red, silver, blue, and green row houses in an American city
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FOR DECADES, many homeowners and their associations have fought for heavy-handed zoning regulations intended to protect housing investments and inflate their value by keeping supply at bay.

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Alex Ashton
The Missing Middle

History, culture, family, religion, data, and technology from a center-left, civil libertarian, middle-class perspective. Publisher: The Missing Middle.