The Value of Building Codes

Description: 
Magazine article that looks at the effect of building code changes and coastal regulation in Florida on property values at and near the coastline. Shows decreases in property values in A-Zones when code requirements or regulations are increased; shows property values for developed lots in V-Zones are maintained, but those for vacant lots decrease.
ID: 
CATO-01
Organization: 
CATO Institute
Author: 
Carolyn Dehring
Date (Year): 
2 006
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