Racial impact assessments are tools that attempt to predict the effects of actions to help policymakers evaluate the consequences of those actions before their implementation. This article explains the history of race and land use in the United States, the development of racial impact assessments, and the emerging trend of racial impact assessments in land use planning and zoning. The article concludes with an analysis of how racial impact assessments in land use might develop in the future.
Recommended CitationWilliam West, Racial Impact Assessment in Land Use Planning and Zoning, 40 Pace Envtl. L. Rev. 656 (2023)
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