YIMBY


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YIMBY

1. An acronym for "yes in my back yard," an expression of support for some development or change proposed for one's immediate area. The term is the opposite of "NIMBY" ("not in my back yard"), a clichéd expression of opposition to such a development or change, based on the opinion that it will have a negative impact on one's home or local surroundings. As more homeowners realize the benefit of having mixed-use developments nearby, you'll see a lot more people saying "YIMBY" instead of "NIMBY."
2. Someone who espouses such views. YIMBYs seem to be popping up all over in response to housing shortages and skyrocketing rents in this city.
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(40.) Bill Boyarsky, "To Overcome Its Housing Crisis, California Needs YIMBY to Become the New NIMBY," Los Angeles Times, February 6, 2019, https:ffwww.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-boyarsky-housing-nimby-yimby-20190206-story.html.
Broadly speaking, YIMBY organizers push for new development--both market-rate and affordable housing--because they understand that to grow sustainably, New York needs to build more housing of all types.
(25.) YIMBY is the opposite of the more famous NIMBY ("Not In My Back Yard").
McAvoy reaches the same conclusion with his proposed YIMBY approach.
The first national YIMBY conference also took place in Colorado over the summer.
If a given neighborhood agrees on YIMBY, the neighborhood/school "condition" shouldn't be the deterrent it currently is.
Last year, it filed plans with the Landmarks Preservation Commission, increasing the footprint for its proposal from 218,000 s/f to 235,000 s/f, according to a previous report from New York YIMBY.
MASSIVE expansion plans for Warwick University have sparked a surprising 'YIMBY' response from people living in a leafy Coventry suburb.
' between Eighth and Ninth Avenue, was divided into three lots, according to a YIMBY report.
In 2014, Latimer and Linden filed eight building applications for the site, according to New York YIMBY.
The development, once the site of a garage, will contain duplexes on the second and third floors and full floor apartments on the top six floors, according to a report from New York YIMBY.
According to YIMBY, Eric Mann of the Mann Group, purchased 383 Troutman Street for $1.09 million in 2012.
Real estate blog YIMBY (Yes In My Backyard), a play on NIMBY (Not In My Backyard), probably wouldn't exist if it weren't for renderings.
In 1960, 60,000 people lived in East New York, according to New York YIMBY, significantly more than the current 48,000.
condo tower that would rival the roof height of nearby One World Trade Center, according to renderings published by New York Yimby.