Conserving State Trust Lands

Conserving State Trust Lands

New report shows how conservation mechanisms can generate revenue, fulfilling mandate to fund schoolsMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

Zoning Rules!

Zoning Rules!

William A. Fischel's new book lays out the economics and politics of zoning - and what's ahead for local land use regulationMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

Planning at a Higher Level

Planning at a Higher Level

Just published, "Planning for States and Nation States" compares efforts at the state and national level in the U.S. and European UnionMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

Fiscally Standardized Cities

Fiscally Standardized Cities

At a time of crisis in municipal finance, this custom database allows meaningful comparisons of outlays and revenues across 112 major citiesMore >>

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high quality education and research, the Lincoln Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.About >>

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Promoting Municipal Fiscal Health

08.24.2015

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy announced a multi-year campaign to promote Municipal Fiscal Health in the U.S. and worldwide, to help cities confront an epidemic of insolvency and restore the capacity for local governments to provide basic services and plan for the future. “We need a fresh start that recognizes the structural elements of the fiscal stress we see in cities in the U.S. and all around the world, from Puerto Rico to China and throughout the burgeoning metropolitan areas in the developing world,” said Lincoln Institute president George W. “Mac” McCarthy. “Our roads, sewers and levees are crumbling under the weight of fiscal stress and underinvestment,” said former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, co-chair of Building America’s Future and a Lincoln Institute board member. Full Story

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