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.
Four Ways to Improve Land Use Without Upzoning
Prolonged periods of high rents are a sign that cities haven’t permitted enough potential building space in their most desirable areas.
Arizona Considers New Airbnb Regulations
New bill poses threat to Arizona's position as leader in reforming and streamlining regulation.
Is “Universal” Zoning Variance an Answer to America’s Housing Shortage?
The policy is a “universal” zoning variance that would waive most land use regulations for projects that fit criteria codified by state or municipal lawmakers.
Two Ways Atlanta Can Legalize a Bigger, Better Midtown
Aligning existing zoning with future plans is a political choice for Atlanta policymakers.
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.