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  1. Making Land Legible

    Cadastres for Urban Planning and Development in Latin America
    Policy Focus Reports
    June 2016

    This report describes the past, present, and future role of cadastres as a land policy tool in Latin America. It shows how national, regional, and local jurisdictions have used updated orthodox and/...

  2. Detroit and the Property Tax

    Strategies to Improve Equity and Enhance Revenue
    Policy Focus Reports
    November 2015
    Gary Sands and Mark Skidmore

    This report outlines the problems underlying the erosion of Detroit's property tax base—a factor that contributed to the city's bankruptcy in 2013. It offers recommendations for reform...

  3. Use-Value Assessment of Rural Lands

    Time for Reform?
    Policy Focus Reports
    November 2015

    Use-value assessment (UVA) is the practice of valuing rural land according to its current use rather than its market value to reduce property taxes for rural land owners in the United States. This...

  4. Mejoramiento del desempeño del impuesto sobre la propiedad en América Latina

    Policy Focus Reports
    October 2015

    This report, Mejoramiento del desempeño del impuesto sobre la propiedad en América Latina (Improving the Performance of the Property Tax in Latin America), presents a comprehensive...

  5. Inclusionary Housing

    Creating and Maintaining Equitable Communities
    Policy Focus Reports
    September 2015
    Rick Jacobus

    This report illustrates how local governments can realize the full benefits of inclusionary housing policies, which require developers of new market-rate real estate to provide some affordable units...

  6. State Trust Lands in the West, Updated Edition

    Fiduciary Duty in a Changing Landscape
    Policy Focus Reports
    July 2015
    Peter W. Culp, Andy Laurenzi, Cynthia C. Tuell, and Alison Berry

    This comprehensive report offers state trust land managers the latest strategies for asset management, residential and commercial development, conservation use, and collaborative planning. Land...

  7. Conserving State Trust Lands

    Strategies for the Intermountain West
    Policy Focus Reports
    March 2015
    Susan Culp and Joe Marlow

    This report presents and critiques tools and strategies for conserving western state trust lands with ecological and environmental value. A valuable resource for state trust managers and policy...

  8. Recuperação de Mais-Valias Fundiárias na América Latina

    Políticas e Instrumentos para o Desenvolvimento Urbano
    Policy Focus Reports
    September 2014

    Urbanization in Latin America is associated with strong pressure for the supply of serviced land, resulting in significant changes in land values that are distributed unequally among landowners and...

  9. Governing and Financing Cities in the Developing World

    Policy Focus Reports
    May 2014
    Roy W. Bahl and Johannes F. Linn

    The economic activity that drives growth in developing countries is heavily concentrated in urban areas. Big cities generate the most dynamic economic development, the strongest links to the global...

  10. Lessons from Sandy

    Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions
    Policy Focus Reports
    April 2014
    Robert Pirani and Laura Tolkoff

    This report, spurred by aftermath of Hurrican Sandy, identifies a set of policies, regulations, and administrative practices that federal agencies can adopt to help coastal metropolitan regions...

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