This article is devoted to an examination of local land use regulation in the context of the use of SEQRA and its mandate, to mitigate environmental impacts to require the provision of affordable housing in high cost housing markets. As such, it looks at one contemporary manifestation of the growth of police power authority to meet new land use challenges.
John R. Nolon & Mary C. Stockel, Expanding Traditional Land Use Authority Through Environmental Legislation: The Regulation of Affordable Housing, 2 Hofstra Prop. L.J. 1 (1988), http://digitalcommons.pace.edu/lawfaculty/198/.