Policy Development

Policy development, analysis and advocacy related to affordable housing and sustainable communities: WCS has worked at the national and local levels on policy issues from inclusionary zoning to mortgage finance reform. We have experience analyzing legislative and regulatory proposals, assessing impacts of policies, and advocating for improvements and reforms. Consulting services include:

  • Conducting policy studies to present and evaluate options
  • Researching innovative policy approaches and best practices
  • Analyzing potential impacts of new or proposed policies
  • Creating policy coalitions and partnerships
  • Developing policy priorities and advocacy agendas