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What does zoning have to do with race and housing? Everything. This powerpoint gives an introduction to the concept of zoning and how it operates in policy and practice. The slide deck covers the definition of zoning and goes into zoning's rationale and detrimental effects. The presentation provides examples of zoning being used for racial exclusion, gives details about where it started, explicates the motivation for zoning as a racially exclusionary tactic, and exposes contemporary expressions of racial exclusion. 

View this Curriculum: Introduction to Zoning: A Brief Overview