Oklahoma State Home Builders Association

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The next big fight over housing could happen in your back yard

 
Posted on August 19, 2016

Eye on housing

 

Editor’s note: This excerpt was taken from an article published in the Washington Post

Second homes, often called “granny flats,” have become a new front in the conflict that pits the need for more housing in the country’s most expensive cities against the wishes of neighbors who want to preserve their communities. The same battles flare over large developments that might loom over single-family neighborhoods. But even this modest idea for new housing — let homeowners build it in their own back yards — has run into not-in-my-back-yard ... Read the article at the Washington Post website

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