Zoning for Off-Campus Fraternity and Sorority Houses

Zoning and Planning Law Report, Vol. 33, No. 11, 2010

Albany Law School Research Paper No. 10-39

12 Pages Posted: 30 Dec 2010 Last revised: 31 Jan 2014

Patricia Salkin

Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Amy Lavine

Albany Law School

Abstract

This article discusses how communities across the country can employ various land use planning and zoning techniques to ensure that the encroachment of off-campus student housing into adjacent residential neighborhoods (specifically fraternity houses and sorority houses) does not negatively impact the character of the community.

Keywords: fraternity, sorority, student housing, college housing, zoning

JEL Classification: K11

Suggested Citation

Salkin, Patricia and Lavine, Amy, Zoning for Off-Campus Fraternity and Sorority Houses. Zoning and Planning Law Report, Vol. 33, No. 11, 2010 ; Albany Law School Research Paper No. 10-39. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1732245

Patricia E. Salkin (Contact Author)

Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center ( email )

225 Eastview Drive
Central Islip, NY 11722
United States

Amy Lavine

Albany Law School ( email )

80 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
United States

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