Highlighting 20 Global Leaders

During an era defined by racial reckonings, the COVID pandemic, rapid technological advances, and the unyielding climate emergency, mayors around the world have been thrust into once unimaginable situations.

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Legacy Cities

Programs, initiatives and strategies for US Legacy Cities

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Manufactured Housing Gets Federal Boost

Highlighting urgent need for more affordable housing


The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy seeks to improve quality of life through the effective use, taxation, and stewardship of land.

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A nonprofit private operating foundation whose origins date to 1946, the Lincoln Institute researches and recommends creative approaches to land as a solution to economic, social, and environmental challenges. Through education, training, publications, and events, we integrate theory and practice to inform public policy decisions worldwide.

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