A review of NIMBY-ism

A trend of local communities pushing for slow growth and burdensome building and development protocols – known as the Not In My Backyard (NIMBY) movement – has played a significant role in the way many towns and cities manage growth and how, where and how much it costs for homebuilders to build homes. This article provides a deep first-person reported view of the NIMBY perspective, which provides insight into the passions behind the movement, and how it may evolve.