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  1. Financing Metropolitan Governments in Developing Countries

    Libros
    Abril 2013
    Edited 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...

  2. Planet of Cities

    Libros
    Septiembre 2012

    “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...

  3. The Community Land Trust Reader

    Libros
    Mayo 2010
    Edited 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...

  4. Land Matters Podcast

    Episode 4: Solutions in Slums
    Revista Land Lines
    Agosto 2019
    By 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.

  5. Affordable Housing

    Study Shows Benefits of Shared Equity Housing for Affordability and Wealth-Building
    Revista Land Lines
    Mayo 2019
    By 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.

  6. Is Informal Transit Land-Oriented? Investigating the Links Between Informal Transit and Land-Use Planning in Quito, Ecuador

    Documentos de trabajo
    Mayo 2019
    Julie 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...

  7. Tracking Growth and Evaluating Performance of Shared Equity Homeownership Programs During Housing Market Fluctuations

    Documentos de trabajo
    Abril 2019
    Ruoniu 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...

  8. Doing Bad by Doing Good?

    An Empirical Analysis of the Incentives from Informal Settlements’ Upgrading Programs on Urban Informality
    Documentos de trabajo
    Marzo 2019
    Cynthia 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...

  9. The Preservation of Subsidized Housing

    What We Know and Need to Know
    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Vincent 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...

  10. Housing Affordability in a Global Perspective

    Documentos de trabajo
    Noviembre 2018
    Achilles 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...

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