As Boston Builds Climate Infrastructure, Developers Are Helping to Pay for ItRevista Land LinesJunio 2022By Anthony Flint, June 16, 2022
With 47 miles of coastline vulnerable to the rising seas that come with climate change, Boston is considering a range of innovative techniques to build resilience against the inevitable impacts of climate change. But one of the most groundbreaking feature
Designing School Aid Formulas to Achieve High-Quality and Equitable EducationDocumentos de trabajoMayo 2022
This paper describes the school funding formulas necessary to achieve five broad funding goals that have driven school finance policies over the past 50 years. After briefly summarizing the type of...
What Makes a Fair School Finance System?Documentos de trabajoMayo 2022
This working paper explores the complexities involved in defining school funding equity and fairness. In defining what they mean by fairness, state policymakers must address several issues. The first...
Land Matters Podcast: Mayor Miro Weinberger on the Fossil Fuel-Free Future of Burlington, VermontRevista Land LinesMayo 2022By Anthony Flint, May 18, 2022
Burlington, Vermont—already sourcing 100 percent of its energy from renewables—is pledging to end all use of fossil fuels by 2030. In a Land Matters podcast, Mayor Miro Weinberger explains how the city got to this point and how it will accomplish its goal
Split-Rate Property Taxation in DetroitFindings and RecommendationsOtroAbril 2022John E. Anderson and Nick Allen
Collecting more taxes on fewer properties has created significant challenges for residents and investors in Detroit. This study covers subjects of central importance to the City of Detroit: tax delinquency, business formation, and property value effects.
Land Value Capture in the United StatesFunding Infrastructure and Local Government ServicesEnfoques en políticas de sueloSeptiembre 2022
Land value capture (LVC) is based on a simple core premise: public action should generate public benefit.
Lincoln Institute Will Share Land Policy Solutions at 2022 National Planning ConferenceRevista Land LinesMayo 2022By Lincoln Institute Staff, May 2, 2022
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will facilitate discussions about business site selection, preparing for an uncertain future, and racial equity at the American Planning Association’s National...
From State Capitols to City HallsSmarter State Policies for Stronger CitiesEnfoques en políticas de sueloFebrero 2022Alan Mallach
“Alan Mallach examines the crucial relationships between states and their constituent cities, illustrates how states have hindered equitable revitalization, and offers principles to guide state...
Mayor’s Desk: Generating Change in BirminghamRevista Land LinesAbril 2022By Anthony Flint, April 21, 2022
Randall Woodfin, Birmingham’s “millennial mayor” and a rising star in Alabama politics, has launched an ambitious effort to revitalize that postindustrial city, from restoring basic infrastructure to expanding economic support for single mothers. He talks
Public Schools and the Property Tax: A Comparison of Education Funding Models in Three U.S. StatesRevista Land LinesAbril 2022By Daphne Kenyon, Bethany Paquin, and Semida Munteanu, April 12, 2022
In the wake of COVID-19, policy makers have a new opportunity to craft a combination of state aid and local property tax funding that enables all students to obtain an adequate and equitable education.