As part of the Lincoln Institute's work to address the housing affordability crisis, the Innovations in Manufactured Homes (I’M HOME) Network seeks to promote manufactured housing as a source of wealth-building home ownership and stable rental housing.
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Integrating Land and Water
Land without water cannot support urban development of any scale, yet many land use decisions are made without regard to water, and vice versa. This report lays out best management practices that enable local governments and water providers to integrate the two systems.
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A Property Tax Win
This newly updated course examines the deep problems of the Massachusetts property tax in the 1970s and the subsequent reforms that created one of the most functional and fair systems in the United States.
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Land Value Capture, Explained
What is land value capture? How does it work? And why have so many communities across the world applied this financial tool?
Split-Rate Property Taxation in Detroit
Reforming Detroit’s property tax system by taxing land at a higher rate than buildings would help to revive the local economy and reduce tax bills for nearly every homeowner, according to new research.
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A Mayor and the Realities of Revitalization
Mayor Randall Woodfin has launched an urban mechanic’s agenda for revitalizing the post-industrial city of Birmingham, Alabama.
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The Internet of Water
The Internet of Water Initiative will standardize and connect water-related data in the United States from thousands of different sources to enable better decisions.
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Megaregions and America's Future
From climate change to congestion, the United States faces complex challenges that require planning, policy, and governance that cross traditional political boundaries.
The policies we enact can only succeed if they rectify systemic racism formalized by past policy makers.
Kelsey FosterCivic Engagement Specialist
Since completing the Institute's course on municipal finance, I've been able to apply financial solutions from other cities, states, and countries to land use and public finance issues at home in New Orleans.
John Rahaim, San FranciscoPlanning Director
The exchange of ideas with colleagues and experts made possible by the Lincoln Institute is hugely valuable to me as a planner and someone committed to public service.
Luciana Moreira, Belo Horizonte, BrazilArchitect
I am working together with colleagues to improve the way we manage urban planning in Belo Horizonte, Brazil thanks to knowledge gained from the Institute’s course on informal markets and regularization.
Representative Jay R. KaufmanChairman of the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Revenue
I know that the Lincoln Institute’s Economic Perspectives programs are first rate as I’ve been attending them for years.
Andrew Hanson, Marquette UniversityAssociate Professor of Economics
The Lincoln Institute has been instrumental in shaping my career by facilitating valuable conferences and supporting a vibrant network of scholars with interest in public finance and urban economics.