Archive: Nick Zaiac

Nick Zaiac is a Catalyst Policy Fellow and a Fellow in Commercial Freedom at the R Street Institute where his portfolio includes housing, postal and transportation issues. He holds a master's degree in economics from George Mason University. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Ali.
Two ways Atlanta can legalize a bigger, better Midtown
Aligning existing zoning with future plans is a political choice for Atlanta policymakers.
Nick Zaiac | January 21, 2019
Alleviating California’s Housing Crisis
Take Two
The political response to California’s worsening housing shortage stands as one of the highest-stakes debates in modern American policymaking.
Nick Zaiac | December 18, 2018
Should Chicago Officials Have the Power to Stop Development Projects?
The power to approve or disapprove of particular projects is a power to determine property rights for landowners.
Nick Zaiac | December 3, 2018
A California Transit Agency Might Help Solve the Housing Crisis
Bill Makes BART City Planner of Last Resort for Station-Adjacent Land
Could new housing be built on land owned by BART?
Nick Zaiac | November 8, 2018