Why (and How) Conservatives Should Support Smart Growth
42 Real Est. L.J. 388 (Winter 2013)
17 Pages Posted: 3 Oct 2014 Last revised: 6 May 2015
Date Written: 2013
Conservatives have generally been critical of the smart growth movement, because they often fear that smart growth is synonymous with overregulation of land use. This article explains why sprawl threatens conservative values, and suggests conservative-friendly smart growth policies that can both make government less intrusive and make America more walkable.
2013© Thomson Reuters. This article originally appeared in The Real Estate Law Journal, Volume 42, Issue 3 (Winter 2013). Reprinted here with permission of Thomson Reuters.
Keywords: sprawl, smart growth, conservatives
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