PILOTs in PerspectiveRevista Land LinesOctubre 2010Gregory K. Ingram
Nonprofit organizations operated for charitable purposes in the United States are exempt from most taxes, including investment income, sales, and property taxes. They benefit from the tax deductions...
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2010Kim Rueben and Serena Lei
While the housing market and the economy are closely intertwined, the severe drop in state tax revenues can largely be attributed to the broader economic downturn, not the housing crisis specifically.
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2010
The Lincoln Institute’s distance education offerings in Latin America encompass self-paced online courses; moderated courses with interactive media formats; and graduate-level courses in...
Ethan SeltzerRevista Land LinesOctubre 2010
Ethan Seltzer is a professor in the Nohad A. Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State University. He previously served for six years as the director of the school, and prior to...
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2010Edited by Ann LeRoyer
This issue highlights U.S. foreclosure rate comparisons between standard market-rate residences and homes owned by land trusts; the effects of the national housing crisis on state and local...
Delinquency and Foreclosure Rates in Community Land TrustsRevista Land LinesOctubre 2010Emily Thaden and Greg Rosenberg
Research on community land trusts (CLTs) found delinquencies and foreclosures to be far lower among the owners of CLT homes than the owners of unrestricted market-rate homes during the market...
Revista Land LinesJulio 2010Joseph C. Small and Joan Youngman
Over the past 30 years, the Lincoln Institute has sponsored the annual National Conference of State Tax Judges as a means of improving land-related tax policy as applied and interpreted by...
Revista Land LinesJulio 2010Gregory K. Ingram
Planning and land policy experts recognize the need for timely and accurate information about how to take account of likely, if uncertain, environmental and climate change impacts on global land use...
Revista Land LinesJulio 2010Morris A. Davis
We learn about the root causes of foreclosure by exploring how foreclosure rates vary across places and over time and examining two “triggers”—falling house prices and rising...
Revista Land LinesJulio 2010Jean-Louis van Gelder
The concept of tenure security can be viewed in three different ways: as a legal construct that often takes the form of title to property; as de facto security based on the actual situation; and as...