January 9, 2007 Architectural Record Americans Getting NIMBY With It

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January 9, 2007 Architectural Record

For the second year in a row, Saint Consulting Group, a land-use political consultancy, has issued its Saint Index, a phone survey of 1,000 randomly chosen respondents across the U.S. The survey aims to evaluate the political climate surrounding land use, and even at this early stage, researchers have confirmed the perception that Americans dig in their heels against development. In 2006, 73 percent of those surveyed opposed new development in their communities and 93 percent of respondents concurred that a candidate’s position on new development and growth is an important consideration in voting, exactly the same figures tallied the previous year.
Americans Getting NIMBY With It

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