Mensaje del presidenteSe aproxima un fuerte impacto para la zonificaciónRevista Land LinesOctubre 2022
En ocasiones, se considera que la zonificación es un elemento atemporal de las políticas de suelo y la planificación. Y lo es. La zonificación se originó en Asia hace más de tres milenios. En aquella...
Introduction to the Property Tax–School Funding ConnectionDiciembre 2022
Property taxation and school funding are closely linked in the United States. Forty-five percent of total public K–12 education revenues come from local governments and 80 percent of the local share...
A Bid for Affordability: Notes from an Ambitious Housing Experiment in CincinnatiRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2022By Loren Berlin, December 23, 2022
Institutional investors have been scooping up real estate in Cincinnati, then raising the rent for increasingly neglected properties. So the metro area’s economic development agency stepped in...
President's Message: Make Way for Mixed UseRevista Land LinesEnero 2023By George W. McCarthy, January 3, 2023
Effectively confronting the national housing affordability crisis will require many different strategies. Lincoln Institute President George W. McCarthy explains why adaptive reuse of commercial buildings should be in the mix.
A Series of Articles about the MBTA Communities Zoning LawDocumentos de trabajoDiciembre 2022Amy Dain
In 2021, the Massachusetts state legislature adopted the MBTA Communities zoning law requiring municipalities served by Greater Boston’s public transit agency, the MBTA, (with the exception of...
2022 Housing Solutions WorkshopCursosOctubre 3, 2022
The Housing Solutions Workshop is designed to help small and midsize localities develop comprehensive and balanced housing strategies to better address affordability and other housing challenges.
Successful Property Tax Reform: The Case of MassachusettsEducación a distanciaEnero 26, 2022Faculty: Karl E. Case, Jane Malme, and Ronald Rakow
This course examines the deep problems of the Massachusetts property tax in the 1970s and the subsequent reforms that created one of the most functional and fair systems in the United States.
This Simple Policy Tool Can Make Property Taxes Fairer and Ease Homeowner HardshipRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2022By Jon Gorey, December 6, 2022
A homestead exemption is a fiscally sound and equitable way to ease the property tax burden on residents.
Home Economics: How Manufactured Housing Can Help Solve the National Housing Affordability CrisisRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2022By Jon Gorey, December 12, 2022
As the housing crisis spreads from coastal cities to middle America, manufactured housing is increasingly drawing attention as an affordable, sustainable option. The national I’m HOME network,...
Should We Allow More Homes to Be Built in Existing Neighborhoods?Revista Land LinesNoviembre 2022By Amy Dain, November 28, 2022
A new law in Massachusetts requires towns served by Greater Boston’s public transit agency to enact zoning that allows multifamily housing near transit. In response, 175 communities are working...