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  1. Revitalizing America’s Smaller Legacy Cities

    Strategies for Postindustrial Success from Gary to Lowell
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Agosto 2017
    Torey Hollingsworth and Alison Goebel

    This Policy Focus Report examines the unique challenges of smaller American legacy cities — older industrial centers with populations of less than 200,000, located primarily in the Midwest and...

  2. Para leer el suelo urbano

    Catastros multifinalitarios para la planificación y el desarrollo de las ciudades de América Latina
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Janeiro 2017

    In Latin America, a territorial cadastre is a public registry that manages information relating to parcels of land. As an institution, the cadastre is common in many countries, although it does not...

  3. Buy-In for Buyouts

    The Case for Managed Retreat from Flood Zones
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Setembro 2016
    Robert Freudenberg, Ellis Calvin, Laura Tolkoff, and Dare Brawley

    This report presents an in-depth study of buyouts in the New York metropolitan region following Hurricanes Irene and Sandy as a tool for adaptation against flooding. It provides an overview of...

  4. After Great Disasters

    How Six Countries Managed Community Recovery
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Julho 2016
    Laurie A. Johnson and Robert B. Olshansky

    The aftermath of great natural disasters and the management of the recovery process have an enormous effect on the lives of citizens and can change the future of a city or region forever. This report...

  5. Making Land Legible

    Cadastres for Urban Planning and Development in Latin America
    Informes sobre Políticas Fundiárias
    Junho 2016

    In Latin America, a territorial cadastre is a public registry that manages information relating to parcels of land. As an institution, the cadastre is common in many countries, although it does not...

  6. Monitoring the Share of Land in Streets

    Public Works and the Quality of Global Urban Expansion
    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015

    Whether it is microhousing for hipsters in Seattle, high-rises for the upwardly mobile in Beijing, or informal settlements on the fringe of Nairobi, the expansion of urban areas is poorly monitored...

  7. Climate Change and U.S. Cities

    Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptations
    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    William Solecki

    William Solecki examines the challenge climate change creates for city planning complicated by the fact that barring serious intervention, some urban land may eventually be underwater. Climate change...

  8. The Past and Future of the Urban Property Tax

    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Grant Driessen and Steven Sheffrin

    For U.S. cities, the property tax is the single largest source of own-source revenue, but the extent to which different cities rely on property tax revenues varies significantly. Grant Driessen and...

  9. Foreclosures and Neighborhoods

    The Shape and Impacts of the U.S. Mortgage Crisis
    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Dan Immergluck

    This paper explores the root cause of municipal fiscal stress and documents the effects of foreclosures in the United States. The author, Dan Immergluck, examines the household- and neighborhood-...

  10. A Realistic Assessment of Housing Finance Reform

    Artigos de Conferências
    Novembro 2015
    Laurie S Goodman

    Laurie S. Goodman focuses on the conservatorship and reform of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the efforts to expand the role of private capital in such government sponsored enterprises (GSEs). At the...

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