In this episode of Emphasis Added, Season 4 hosts Brock Jones and Matt Chelf spoke with @The University of Houston Law Center Professor Kellen Zale about Land Use issues currently affecting the City of Houston, including the I-45 freeway expansion project's community impacts and the difficulties surrounding new affordable housing projects. Professor Zale is an expert on Land Use, Local Government, Real Estate, and Property law, and has been published in the Stanford, Penn, and Harvard Environmental Law Reviews, amongst many others.
00:00 - Introduction, Professor Kellen Zale
01:10 - What is Land Use?
02:05 - Houston and Zoning
05:40 - Historic Preservation Districts
09:48 - The North Houston Highway Improvement Project
19:40 - Affordable Housing
31:20 - Citizen Engagement