Documentos de trabajoJunio 2022Cynthia Goytia and Eric J. Heikkila
This paper examines the relationship between land use regulations and housing outcomes, especially housing affordability and informality. Using a unique and important database of 191 metropolitan...
Smarter State Policies for Stronger CitiesEnfoques en políticas de sueloFebrero 2022Alan Mallach
“Alan Mallach examines the crucial relationships between states and their constituent cities, illustrates how states have hindered equitable revitalization, and offers principles to guide state...
In this century citizens and policy makers across the world have paid growing attention to the problem of equity. The causes of inequitable development are numerous and manifest across multiple...
Approval Processes for Multi-Family Housing in Greater BostonDocumentos de trabajoOctubre 2021Amy Dain
Local permitting of residential construction in Boston’s suburbs has evolved, along a centurylong trend line, to be more flexible, political, complex, unpredictable, and ad hoc. The route to...
Revista Land LinesNoviembre 2021By Katharine Wroth, November 11, 2021.
The Lincoln Institute hosted a conversation with representatives of the OECD and GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation) about land value capture, a policy approach that recovers and reinvests increases in land value to fund projects ranging fro
Lessons from Oregon’s House Bill 2001Documentos de trabajoJulio 2021Michael Andersen
In 2019, Oregon passed a first-of-its-kind state law that ordered larger cities and the Portland metro area to rapidly legalize duplexes on all residential lots and fourplexes, triplexes, townhomes,...
Documentos de trabajoJulio 2021Michael Andersen
In 2020, Portland became the largest modern U.S. city to end so-called “single-family zoning,” legalizing up to four market-rate homes on almost any residential lot, or up to six homes on...
The United States faces a serious housing affordability crisis, and few places have succeeded in implementing policy changes at the scale needed to effectively address this crisis. The research...
Research, Public Sector Policy Change, Advocacy, Philanthropy and the Private Sector Collide to Create an Affordable Housing and Economic Development Opportunity in ColoradoThe Case of indieDwellDocumentos de trabajoJunio 2021Phyllis Resnick and Jennifer Newcomer
On July 6, 2020, modular builder indieDwell opened a factory in Pueblo, Colorado with a capacity of 160,000 square feet of housing and plans for expansion. indieDwell’s journey to Colorado was...
Creating Mortgage Assistance Programs That Work: Lessons From the Great RecessionRevista Land LinesOctubre 2020By Liz Farmer, October 28, 2020
As the pandemic wears on and unemployment remains in the high single digits, nearly 10 million Americans are now either behind on their housing payments or have little confidence they will be able to...