Losing Ground: How Taxpayer Subsidies and Balkanized Governance Prop Up Home Building in Wildfire and Flood Zones

Publication Date: January 2004

Publisher: Center for Governmental Studies

Author(s): Bill Boyarsky; Emmett Berg

Research Area: Misc.

Keywords: Government subsidies; Building

Type: Report

Coverage: California


CGS study finds that hidden subsidies and fragmented governance encourage homebuilding in disaster-prone, environmentally pristine foothills.