[Live Podcast] Regulating Land Use During a Pandemic

January 15, 2021 at 12:30 PM ET

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant changes in urban land use. Where possible, companies have shifted to partial or full remote work, leaving some office buildings to sit empty. Firms in the service industry have sought to move dining, working out, and other activities outdoors where possible. It remains to be seen whether some of all of these changes in behavior will be permanent. What role do policymakers have to play in facilitating efficient land use during this uncertain time?

Yonah Freemark

Senior Research Associate

Urban Institute

Emily Hamilton

Senior Research Fellow

Mercatus Center, George Mason University

Luke A. Wake


Pacific Legal Foundation