exclusionary zoning

noun

: a residential zoning plan whose requirements (as minimum lot size and house size) have the effect of excluding low-income residents

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“Exclusionary zoning.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/exclusionary%20zoning. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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