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.

July 27, 2023 • Blog

Some Georgians brace for higher property taxes

Most Georgians will pay higher property taxes unless local governments adopt the “rollback rates” that keep taxes the same from the prior year.

March 16, 2023 • Commentary

Legislation aims to combat rising home prices

A Senate committee advanced legislation limiting the ability of local governments to enact moratoriums on building new housing to no more than 180 days.

December 16, 2022 • Commentary

Adding HEAT to Atlanta’s housing supply

What is needed for Atlanta's housing is a market-based solution that can restore affordability in a steady but meaningful way.

November 30, 2022

The Impact of Fees on Georgia’s Housing Supply

Georgia needs to build hundreds of thousands of new homes to fill the housing shortfall, and impact fees are making them more expensive by thousands of dollars.