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Has Atlanta’s inclusionary zoning program done enough to boost housing affordability?

Three years ago, the City of Atlanta created a program aimed at peppering the Beltline and its environs, as well as Westside neighborhoods, with affordable housing. The so-called “inclusionary zoning” model mandated that real estate developers building residences on land in those areas set aside some of their new units for affordable housing. Last week, the city revealed how well the program has been going.