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Fiscally Standardized Cities

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Inclusionary Housing

Inclusionary Housing

When a portion of new residential development is affordable, the result is economic integration in hot real estate marketsMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is an independent, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to help solve global economic, social, and environmental challenges to improve the quality of life through creative approaches to the use, taxation, and stewardship of land.About >>

A Good Tax

A Good Tax

Often under fire, the property tax is a fair and efficient way to fund services and schools, writes senior fellow Joan YoungmanMore >>

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Making Land Legible

Making Land Legible

The multipurpose cadastre is emerging as a powerful tool a to promote fiscal stability and guide urban planning initiativesMore >>

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Making Land Legible: Cadastres for Urban Planning and Development in Latin America

05.25.2016

The traditional cadastre – a public land registry typically used to track ownership and property taxation – is being reimagined throughout Latin America as a powerful tool to promote fiscal stability and guide urban planning initiatives, including building resilience in the face of climate change, according to new research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Advances in technology and data crowdsourcing have made this new multipurpose cadastre possible, say Diego Alfonso Erba and Mario Andrés Piumetto, authors of Making Land Legible: Cadastres for Urban Planning and Development in Latin America. Full Story

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