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  1. The Empty House Next Door

    Understanding and Reducing Vacancy and Hypervacancy in the United States
    Policy Briefs
    August 2020
    Alan 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...

  2. The Possible Housing Opportunity Provided by COVID-19

    July 22, 2020
    Lincoln Institute in the News
  3. Land Lines, July 2020

    Land Lines Magazine
    July 2020
    Edited by Katharine Wroth

    This issue addresses the connections between land policy, public health, and racial justice, delving into topics including the history of biased housing policies, the future of density, and the...

  4. Land Matters Podcast

    Episode 13: Housing at a Time of Crisis
    Land Lines Magazine
    July 2020
    By Anthony Flint, July 9, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic and growing outrage about racial injustice have underscored the centrality of healthy, well-located, and affordable housing in society. The economic and racial disparities so...

  5. Case Studies

    July 2020

    The case studies in the Institute’s digital case library are written for educational purposes. All the cases are based on real-world events. The stories include people, organizations, events, and...

  6. Why Pioneering Health Institutions Are Investing Upstream to Improve Community Health

    June 2020
    Center for Community Investment
  7. How To Make This Year's Eviction Crisis Our Last

    Nonprofit Quarterly
    June 17, 2020
    Lincoln Institute in the News
  8. Take the Q Train

    Value Capture of Public Infrastructure Projects
    Working Papers
    June 2020
    Arpit Gupta, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh, and Constantine Kontokosta

    Transit infrastructure is a critical asset for economic activity yet costly to build in dense urban environments. We measure the benefit of the Second Avenue Subway extension in New York City by...

  9. Large Scale Urban Projects

    The State and Gentrification in the Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Region
    Working Papers
    April 2020
    Roberto 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...

  10. Housing Affordability in Chinese Cities

    Working Papers
    April 2020
    Li Sun

    Over the past decade, house prices have kept soaring in Chinese cities, making housing affordability one of the biggest social and political issues in urban China. Existing research on housing...


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