Revista Land LinesNoviembre 2021By Will Jason, November 3, 2021
Amid rising home values, cities and states need to provide targeted relief to keep property taxes affordable while avoiding overly broad measures that could undermine the largest source of local revenue, according to a new Policy Focus Report from the Lin
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 LinesOctubre 2021By Will Jason, October 21, 2021.
In the face of a mounting housing affordability crisis, a coalition of housing organizations is pressing the U.S. government to better serve people who cannot access traditional mortgage markets. The Underserved Mortgage Markets Coalition, which includes
Videos y multimediaNoviembre 2021Season 2, Episode 9 of the Land Matters podcast with Anthony Flint and Mayor Claudia López.
Bogotá Mayor Claudia López talks about local climate action, land value capture for more equitable urban development, and the importance of supporting women in society, in an interview...
Is France’s Fair-Share SRU Law a Model for U.S. Metropolitan Areas?Documentos de trabajoSeptiembre 2021Yonah Freemark
In 2000, France’s legislature passed the Loi relative à la Solidarité et au renouvellement urbains (SRU) law, a housing affordability requirement for many municipalities across...
Investing in Residents from South Bend to WorcesterResúmenes de políticas públicasMayo 2021Erica Spaid Patras, Alison Goebel, and Lindsey Elam
Former industrial and manufacturing hubs like Dayton, Ohio, and Gary, Indiana—known as legacy cities—need not choose between economic growth and equity, as growth is most durable when it...
A Research Agenda for Urban CommunitiesDocumentos de trabajoAgosto 2021Michael P. Johnson, Patricio Belloy, Heather MacLean, and Sajani Kandel
Housing unaffordability and climate change adversely affect the lives of Boston area residents. These crises are amplified by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and are especially salient for low- and...
Early Lessons Learned in Underserved Housing MarketsResúmenes de políticas públicasAbril 2021
Enacted in the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 and launched in 2017, Duty to Serve (DTS) is a federal regulation that requires Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to provide affordable housing...
Revista Land LinesEnero 2021Editado por Katharine Wroth
Este número doble especial de Land Lines conmemora el 75.º aniversario del Instituto Lincoln de Políticas de Suelo, narra la historia de la organización y explora có...
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,...