Homelessness | As a Los Angeles resident, I empathize with both sides of the NIMBY debate
by Sophia Lee
Posted 2/25/19, 02:27 pm
Two weeks ago, WORLD Magazine published my story about the clash between NIMBYs and YIMBYs. A NIMBY—short for “Not in My Backyard”—is a person who opposes development projects such as homeless shelters in his neighborhood. A YIMBY—“Yes in My Backyard”—is a person who supports such local projects.