Zoning and housing costs the impact of land-use controls on housing price [by] Lynne B. Sagalyn [and] George Sternlieb. by Lynne Sagalyn

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Published by Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University, State University of New Jersey in [New Brunswick, N.J.] .

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  • Housing -- United States -- Finance,
  • Zoning -- United States

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ContributionsSternlieb, George, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. Center for Urban Policy Research
LC ClassificationsHD7293 S24
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Number of Pages132
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