PBS NewsHour

How Minneapolis became the first to end single-family zoning

Clip: 11/23/2019 | 10m 36s Video has closed captioning.

To help address a housing shortage, Minneapolis became the first large American city to end single-family zoning, the rules that restrict certain neighborhoods to single-family homes. Now, buildings with up to three units can be built on any residential lot. Leaders hope this, and other plans, will add new units, create density and remedy segregation. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports.

Aired: 11/23/19

Rating: NR

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