Episode 4: Solutions in SlumsRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Anthony Flint, August 30, 2019
Over the years, cities have responded to the expansion of such informal settlements with a range of policies including eviction and relocation. But some suggest that cities should stop thinking of slums as a problem to be solved.
Slums, Informal Settlements, and the Role of Land PolicyRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Will Jason, November 19, 2018
Slums and informal settlements hold a quarter of the global urban population, and they are absorbing the majority of urban growth in developing regions.
The Future of the PKU–Lincoln CenterRevista Land LinesOctubre 2017
On October 14, we will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Peking University–Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy, more affectionately known as the PKU–Lincoln Center, or...
El mercado inmobiliario subterráneo de BeijingRevista Land LinesOctubre 2014Annette M. Kim
Más de un millón de personas viven en apartamentos subterráneos en Beijing. Estas pequeñas viviendas, generalmente sin ventanas, son la única opción de...
Beijing’s Subterranean Housing MarketRevista Land LinesOctubre 2014Annette M. Kim
More than one million people are living in apartments underground in Beijing. These small, often windowless dwellings are, for many workers, the only affordable housing option near jobs in the city...
Relevance, Procedures, and Social AcceptabilityRevista Land LinesAbril 2011
The betterment levy or special assessment (as it is known in the United States) is a “compulsory charge imposed by a government on the owners of a selected group of properties to defray, in whole or...
Revista Land LinesAbril 2011
La “contribución de valorización”, que en Estados Unidos se conoce como betterment levy o special assessment y en otros países, especialmente de América Latina, se denomina “contribución por mejoras...
Forces, Consequences, and Policy ResponsesRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2000By Rosalind Greenstein, Francisco Sabatini, and Martim Smolka
Spatial segregation is a feature of metropolises from San Diego to Boston, from Santiago to Cape Town, from Belfast to Bangalore. In some places the segregation is associated primarily with racial...