Development Impact Fees: Trends and Impact on the Community

The second impact fee study, which will focus on trends and financial impact on the community

Assessment of Georgia Development Impact Fees

The purpose of this study is to provide a publicly available, comprehensive list of all existing development impact fees in Georgia.

Government Regulation in the Price of a New Home: Georgia

The statewide estimates show that regulations imposed by government at all levels account for 26.9 percent of the final price of a new single-family home built in Georgia.

April 25, 2024 • Commentary

Is this Georgia fee still constitutional?

Until recently, impact fees were believed to be immune from attacks under the Takings Clause of the United States Constitution. What has changed?

April 17, 2024 • Blog

We aren’t building enough houses. Why?

Regulations limit home building by making it costlier and more time-consuming, and by requiring new homes to be larger and made with more expensive materials.

December 27, 2023 • Blog

11 biggest stories of 2023

As we prepare to welcome in a new year, here is a review of our most read and most shared stories of 2023.

September 14, 2023 • Commentary

Imposing limits on housing supply

Enforcing minimum requirements on lot and home sizes is necessarily a limit on housing supply and density.