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  1. Buy-In for Buyouts

    The Case for Managed Retreat from Flood Zones
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Septiembre 2016
    Robert Freudenberg, Ellis Calvin, Laura Tolkoff, and Dare Brawley

    This report presents an in-depth study of buyouts in the New York metropolitan region following Hurricanes Irene and Sandy as a tool for adaptation against flooding. It provides an overview of...

  2. Use-Value Assessment of Rural Lands

    Time for Reform?
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Noviembre 2015

    Use-value assessment (UVA) is the practice of valuing rural land according to its current use rather than its market value to reduce property taxes for rural land owners in the United States. This...

  3. Governing and Financing Cities in the Developing World

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Mayo 2014
    Roy W. Bahl and Johannes F. Linn

    The economic activity that drives growth in developing countries is heavily concentrated in urban areas. Big cities generate the most dynamic economic development, the strongest links to the global...

  4. Rethinking Property Tax Incentives for Business

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Junio 2012
    Daphne A. Kenyon, Adam H. Langley, and Bethany P. Paquin

    The use of property tax incentives for business by local governments throughout the United States has escalated over the last 50 years. While there is little evidence that these tax incentives are an...

  5. Regularización de asentamientos informales en América Latina

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Octubre 2011

    In large Latin American cities the number of dwellings in informal settlements ranges from one-tenth to one-third of urban residences. These informal settlements are caused by low income, unrealistic...

  6. Regularização de Assentamentos Informais na América Latina

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Octubre 2011

    In large Latin American cities the number of dwellings in informal settlements ranges from one-tenth to one-third of urban residences. These informal settlements are caused by low income, unrealistic...

  7. Regularization of Informal Settlements in Latin America

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Mayo 2011

    In large Latin American cities the number of dwellings in informal settlements ranges from one-tenth to one-third of urban residences. These informal settlements are caused by low income, unrealistic...

  8. Payments in Lieu of Taxes

    Balancing Municipal and Nonprofit Interests
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Noviembre 2010

    Charitable nonprofit organizations, including private universities, nonprofit hospitals, museums, soup kitchens, churches, and retirement homes, are exempt from property taxation in all 50 states. At...

  9. Planning for Climate Change in the West

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Enero 2010
    Rebecca Carter and Susan Culp

    Planning for Climate Change in the West offers regional planners techniques for addressing climate change concerns while they focus on issues affecting regional growth. A warmer and dryer climate in...

  10. Property Tax Circuit Breakers

    Fair and Cost-Effective Relief for Taxpayers
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Mayo 2009
    John H. Bowman, Daphne A. Kenyon, Adam Langley and Bethany P. Paquin

    Property tax circuit breakers can be used to increase tax equity by reducing the most onerous property tax burdens as measured in relation to income. This is particularly important for households at...

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