The Challenge of Unspent Federal GrantsDocumentos de trabajoEnero 2022Jenna DeAngelo, Betsy Gardner, and George W. McCarthy
There is a fervent need for federal grant money to be spent appropriately and for its intended purpose. However, constrained local capacity coupled with longstanding, inflexible, federal legislation...
How Smarter State Policy Can Revitalize America’s CitiesRevista Land LinesFebrero 2022By Allison Ehrich Bernstein, February 8, 2022
A new policy focus report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy illustrates how state policies and practices affect the course of urban revitalization, from the ways cities raise revenues to the conditions under which they can finance redevelopment.
How Communities Can Build Resilience by Integrating Land and Water PlanningRevista Land LinesFebrero 2022By Will Jason, February 23, 2022
In this Policy Focus Report, the Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy offers recommendations for building healthy, sustainable communities by integrating land and water planning.
State Policy and Problem Property RegulationDocumentos de trabajoEnero 2022Alan Mallach
This report examines how state laws affect municipalities’ ability to regulate problem properties in order to further the public welfare, safety and health within their borders. It goes beyond...
Demographic Forecasting by Race and Ethnicity‘Segregation Scenarios’ and Environmental Justice AnalysesDocumentos de trabajoEnero 2022Sarah Philbrick, Leonardo Torres, and Tim Reardon
Racial segregation is a stubborn and enduring facet of America’s residential landscape, an intentional product of policies and investments that produces disparate negative impacts and outcomes...
Property Tax Trends 2020–2021OtroAbril 2021Catherine Collins
This report provides an overview of current trends in the property tax, including updates on property tax actions taken by states and local governments in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Building Community in TrentonRevista Land LinesEnero 2022By Liz Farmer, January 27, 2022
A team from Trenton, New Jersey, is participating in the Legacy Cities Initiative Community of Practice, part of an effort to build resilience and strengthen community engagement.
Modeling Future Residential Outdoor Water Demand in the U.S. WestRevista Land LinesEnero 2022By Gretel Follingstad and Austin Troy, January 27, 2022
Research supported by the Babbitt Center applies an innovative methodology to water demand forecasting in Aurora, Colorado, that provides key insights into the relationships between development decisions, water needs, and growth and can be applied across
Tracking Neighborhood Change in Geographies of Opportunity for Post-Disaster Legacy CitiesA Case Study of San Juan, Puerto RicoDocumentos de trabajoEnero 2022Raúl Santiago-Bartolomei, Deepak Lamba-Nieves, and Enrique A. Figueroa
While legacy cities have had a long struggle with deindustrialization, population loss, fiscal constraints and economic decay, many will likely need to address compounding stressors stemming from...
Composite Index of Local Fiscal Stability, Efficiency, Sustainability, and LivabilityCentral Eastern versus South Eastern European CountriesDocumentos de trabajoEnero 2022Aleksandra Maksimovska , Aleksandar Stojkov, Michal Radvan, and Tereza Rogic Lugaric
Citizen-centric local governance requires fiscally stable and efficient local governments that contribute to sustainable and livable communities. The central research objective herein is to provide...