These Six Principles Drive APA's Action Agenda

1. Modernize State Planning Laws

Update state laws to promote local planning efforts and provide housing resources to solve our most pressing affordability challenges.

2. Reform Local Codes

Modernize codes and rules to respond to the growing need for more housing — no matter the type or cost.

3. Promote Inclusionary Growth

Provide everyone with a fair opportunity to access affordable housing and economic prosperity, while addressing the effects of gentrification.

4. Remove Barriers to Multifamily Housing

Adopt local plans that not only expand family housing choices but also make them easier and more affordable to access.

5. Turn NIMBY Into YIMBY

Transform community engagement and involve everyone in the planning process from the start.

6. Rethink Finance

Promote innovative thinking about how to fund affordable housing in the future.