Stressful Situations: Controversial Developments and Projects

Examples of behavior:

  • A particular neighborhood or segment of the community has been activated over a controversy like the planned or proposed sale of parkland, construction of an affordable housing project or community center, or special assessments for an infrastructure project.

This behavior can lead to a broader deterioration of the confidence citizens have in the responsiveness of their local government.

Why this matters:



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