NIMBY

HUD SECRETARY BEN CARSON DOESN'T UNDERSTAND NIMBYISM

Instead of threatening communities with punitive consequences for ignoring affordable housing, Secretary Carson should offer additional incentives for communities to diversify and offer the American Dream to our fellow neighbors from coast-to-coast.   

REAL ESTATE WEEKLY INTERVIEWS PATRICK SLEVIN ON NIMBYISM

In March 1996, at the age of 27, Patrick Slevin became one of the youngest mayors in the country. The New York native served for three years in Safety Harbor, a city of around 17,500 near Tampa Bay. As an elected official, Slevin became involved in land use issues, where he confronted the “not in my backyard” attitude toward new development, or NIMBYism...