Now Hiring: Program Manager, Land Use & Development

Are you seeking an opportunity to advance equitable, sustainable approaches to land use and leverage your skills in urban planning, project management, and coalition building? Are you passionate about how zoning reform can advance equitable development? Join the team at Smart Growth America and use your skills to help policymakers and community leaders advance our … Continued


Aligned for Affordability: A Roadmap for Local Government Policy and Practice in Northwest Arkansas

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In the last two decades, land values and construction costs in Northwest Arkansas have risen steadily, particularly in the four largest cities of Bentonville, Fayetteville, Rogers, and Springdale. Currently, Northwest Arkansas’ population is growing by about 30 people daily. The Northwest Arkansas metropolitan area population is projected to reach 1 million—or nearly double—by … Continued

Land Use and Development

Arlington and Missing Middle Housing: Hear from Key Pro-Housing Parties

Zoning is having a moment, and Arlington County joined the party. In response to a severe housing shortage,  pro-housing coalitions across the country are coming together to change zoning laws to allow a diversity of housing options. Last month, Arlington County approved Missing Middle Housing thanks to advocacy from a coalition of pro-housing folks including … Continued

Land Use and Development