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Identify policy tools to meet local needs
There is much that local governments can do to address their housing challenges. But with dozens of local housing policies to consider it can be difficult to know where to start and how to structure an effective local housing strategy.
To simplify the identification of promising policies for a strong local housing strategy, we have developed a framework that categorizes the many local housing policies in our Housing Policy Library into four functional areas. To ensure a balanced housing strategy, we recommend that every city, town, or county adopt at least one policy that advances each of these four key functions.
Expand the categories below for more information on each of the four functional categories.