Terms and Concepts

This page is a work in progress, exploring different terms and concepts that have particular meaning in the world of affordable housing, as well as to some of its related subjects, e.g. ‘homelessness’.

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU’s)
Achievable Housing
Affordable Housing
Attainable Housing
Co-Living
BrownfieldsForm-Based Code
Gentrification
Housing Co-operatives
Housing First
Impact Fees
Inclusionary Zoning
Land Trusts
Lazy Land
Limited-Equity Cooperative
Missing Middle Housing
Opportunity Zones
Permitted Development Rights
Preventing Homelessness
Public Banks
Redlining
Renovictions
Right to Adequate Housing
Social Rent
Sweat Equity
Upzoning
Yes In God’s Back Yard (YIGBY)
Yes In My Back Yard (YIMBY)

These terms and concepts are also accessible via the  subcategories and ‘Terms and Concepts’ category in the right hand sidebar that shows on the home page, as well as many other blog post pages.