What does NIMBY mean in Housing?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand NIMBY in the Community field in general and in the Housing terminology in particular.

Not In My Back Yard

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What does NIMBY mean?

NIMBY
not in my backyard (used to refer to persons or groups that oppose the introduction into their neighborhood of an institution they consider objectionable, as a prison or psychiatric clinic).

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