April 16, 2014

Builders Challenge

Charlotte Crane | 6/1/2006
The Florida Home Builders Association is leading a challenge to the city of Tallahassee's mandatory inclusionary zoning ordinance requiring builders to set aside 10% of homes in large developments for affordable housing. The Tallahassee Builders Association and Tallahassee Board of Realtors joined the state builders group in the civil suit, which claims the regulation is an "unauthorized tax.'' Builder Dave Wamsley, however, owner of K2 Urbancorp, is voluntarily incorporating the requirement in a project approved before the ordinance became effective, to test if it can be economically viable.

Tags: Politics & Law, Big Bend, Housing/Construction

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Terry Tomalin and the Great Skunk Ape
Terry Tomalin and the Great Skunk Ape

Terry Tomalin, Fitness-Outdoor Editor for the Tampa Bay Times and author of "Everyday Adventures, A Florida Outdoors Guide," regales with tales of Florida's wild side... and the chance to encounter Florida's famous resident cryptozoological creature.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Prices have been increasing on beef and pork. How will this impact your grocery bill?

  • Greatly: I will be spending more because I buy a lot of beef and pork
  • Some: I will likely be switching to cheaper cuts or to poultry
  • Not much: I have been cutting back on meat anyway
  • Not at all: I don't eat beef or pork

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe