Understanding and Reducing Vacancy and Hypervacancy in the United StatesPolicy BriefsAugust 2020Alan Mallach
Vacant and abandoned properties are a familiar part of the American landscape that can devastate entire neighborhoods, diminishing the value of nearby properties. More extreme cases may cause severe...
Complex, Inequitable, and UncompetitiveOtherAugust 2020Project Manager: Daphne Kenyon
Funded by the South Carolina Chamber Foundation and the South Carolina Realtors
South Carolina has a property tax system that is unique among the 50 states. As this report shows, it is complex, nontransparent, inequitable, and noncompetitive.
Lincoln Institute Announce Winners of RFP Focused on Equity and Low-Growth ScenariosLand Lines MagazineJuly 2020By Emma Zehner, July 29, 2020
In the coming year, MN350, a Minnesota-based climate justice organization, will work with the city of Bemidji, nonprofit groups, residents, and three tribal nations—Leech Lake, Red Lake, and White...
The Brookings InstitutionJuly 20, 2020Lincoln Institute in the News
System Structure and Current ChallengesWorking PapersJuly 2020Sarmite Barvika
The aim of this paper is to analyze the current state and trends of real property taxation policy in Latvia. Particular importance is given to the general statistical and historical overview of real...
Working PapersJuly 2020Qing Shen and Feiyang Sun
Mixed-use development has been widely advocated by urban planners as an important planning tool for sustainable urban development. However, despite the fact that mixed land use is commonly observed...
The Pandemic, The Property Tax, and Municipal RecoveryLand Lines MagazineJune 2020By Liz Farmer, June 16, 2020
Local governments are still learning what the COVID-19 crisis will mean for their revenues over the next year. In large part, the answer will depend on what part of the economy they rely on for their...
Construir un renacimiento equitativoPolicy BriefsMay 2020
Las antiguas ciudades industriales, que alguna vez impulsaron la industria y la prosperidad, perdieron millones de residentes y empleos en el s. XX debido a la economía cambiante. Con...
The State and Gentrification in the Belo Horizonte Metropolitan RegionWorking PapersApril 2020Roberto Luís de Melo Monte-Mór, Renan Pereira Almeida, and Marcelo de Brito Brandão
This paper assesses the degree to which a series of large-scale urban projects along the North Axis of the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte (MRBH), Brazil, may have triggered a process of...
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