LibrosAbril 2013Edited by Roy W. Bahl, Johannes F. Linn, and Deborah L. Wetzel
This work uses case studies of urban financing mechanisms in China, India, and Brazil to help decision makers in developing countries address the challenges of rapid metropolitan growth. The report...
“Students and others looking for a place to start often ask, ‘If I could read just one book about xxxx, which would you suggest?’ When it comes to cities, I have a new favorite. It...
LibrosMayo 2010Edited by John Emmeus Davis
“The immensely damaging U.S. housing bubble, which was built on speculation, burst suddenly, with disastrous results not just for our national economy, but for individual homeowners and renters...
Episode 4: Solutions in SlumsRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Anthony Flint, August 30, 2019
Over the years, cities have responded to the expansion of such informal settlements with a range of policies including eviction and relocation. But some suggest that cities should stop thinking of slums as a problem to be solved.
Study Shows Benefits of Shared Equity Housing for Affordability and Wealth-BuildingRevista Land LinesMayo 2019By Brandon Frazier and Will Jason, May 16, 2019
Shared equity housing programs are designed to provide a key to those who are locked out of homeownership. As new research shows, the programs do just that.
Is Informal Transit Land-Oriented? Investigating the Links Between Informal Transit and Land-Use Planning in Quito, EcuadorDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2019Julie Gamble and Elisa Puga
Like many Latin American cities, Quito has undergone rapid urban transformation due to transportation interventions aimed at improving equity and environmental outcomes. Yet, informal transport...
Tracking Growth and Evaluating Performance of Shared Equity Homeownership Programs During Housing Market FluctuationsDocumentos de trabajoAbril 2019Ruoniu Wang, Claire Cahen, Arthur Acolin, and Rebecca J. Walter
Editor’s Note: This Working Paper was revised on May 6, 2019, to correct an error on page 12. School proficiency scores for census blocks with shared equity homes were compared to scores for...
An Empirical Analysis of the Incentives from Informal Settlements’ Upgrading Programs on Urban InformalityDocumentos de trabajoMarzo 2019Cynthia Goytia and Guadalupe Dorna
This paper has two different aims. First, we investigate the effects of informal settlements upgrading programs through a systematic review synthesizing the information provided by evaluations of...
What We Know and Need to KnowDocumentos de trabajoNoviembre 2018Vincent Reina
There is an abundance of research highlighting the lack of affordable rental housing in the U.S. Given this scarcity, it is all the more important to understand the future of the existing subsidized...
Documentos de trabajoNoviembre 2018Achilles Kallergis, Shlomo Angel, Yang Liu, Alejandro M. Blei, Nicolás Galarza, and Patrick Lamson-Hall
This paper discusses housing affordability in cities the world over based on data from the Land and Housing Survey in a Global Sample of Cities. We report on the composition of the housing sector...