Archives: Housing and Land Use / Model Policies

Archives: Housing and Land Use / Model Policies

  • Increasing Light-Touch Density Housing Act image

    Increasing Light-Touch Density Housing Act

    ACT PURPOSE This bill, among other things, would authorize light touch density housing containing no more than [insert a number] residential units on all lots within any zone in which…

  • Housing Opportunities Made Easier (HOME) Act image

    Housing Opportunities Made Easier (HOME) Act

    Section 1. Short Title. This Act shall be known as the “Housing Opportunities Made Easier (HOME) Act.” Section 2. Definitions. For purposes of this Act: (a) Duplex means…

  • Workforce Housing Tax Incentives Program image

    Workforce Housing Tax Incentives Program

    Section. 1. Definitions. (1) “Brownfield site” means an abandoned, idled, or underutilized property where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination. A brownfield site includes property…

  • Stop Squatters Act image

    Stop Squatters Act

    Section 1. Limited Alternative Remedy to Remove Unauthorized Persons from Residential and Commercial Real Properties (a) The Legislature finds that the right to exclude others from entering, and the right…

  • Statement of Principles on Illegal Possession of Private Property image

    Statement of Principles on Illegal Possession of Private Property

    Squatting in the United States is the unauthorized use of real estate. Historically, squatting occurred during the settlement of the Midwest when colonial European settlers established land rights and during the California Gold Rush.

  • Short-Term Rental Tax Policy image

    Short-Term Rental Tax Policy

    Definitions: “Booking service” mean a person or entity who, directly or indirectly: (a) provides one or more online, computer or application-based platforms that individually or collectively can be…

  • Amendments to the ACCE Principles of Short-Term Housing Rental Regulations image

    Amendments to the ACCE Principles of Short-Term Housing Rental Regulations

    Short-term housing rentals has become an important component of the travel and tourism economy in many communities throughout the country. Some jurisdictions have passed — or are considering the passage…

  • Homelessness Crisis Mitigation Act image

    Homelessness Crisis Mitigation Act

    Be it enacted by the Legislature of [COUNTY] as follows: Section 1 A new Chapter is hereby added to the Code of [COUNTY] to read as follows: CHAPTER HOMELESS SHELTERS…

  • Accessory Dwelling Units Act image

    Accessory Dwelling Units Act

    Section 1. Purpose and Intent. (1) To promote economic self-sufficiency and address shortages in housing supply and increasing housing affordability problems, it is the policy of [state] to promote and…