Videos y multimediaNoviembre 2020
Why is the property tax the bulwark of local government finance? What is the role of state aid in a healthy property tax system? This video explores these questions and more through the experiences of two Massachusetts municipalities.
Videos y multimediaOctubre 2020
This explainer video walks through the mechanics of how the property tax works and why it is so stable and effective.
Videos y multimediaOctubre 2017
The Place Database is a map of the United States which uses the PolicyMap platform to visualize the latest available data for dozens of indicators—ranging from housing affordability, to brownfield sites, to federal government spending.
Davis Square, SomervilleVideos y multimediaJunio 2014
Julie Campoli, author of Made for Walking: Density and Neighborhood Form, shows how Davis Square in Somerville, Mass. has all the essential ingredients of a well-designed, walkable neighborhoods.
Confronting Decline in an American CityVideos y multimediaSeptiembre 2006
Many American cities have experienced a persistent crisis of urban decline and the erosion of inner suburbs. Why does this happen? What are the consequences for residents? Can the decline be halted...
The Urban DesertVideos y multimediaAbril 2003
In only half a century, Phoenix has expanded from a small desert town into the sixth largest city in the U.S. Through the eyes and voices of Phoenix residents, this film explores the...