Learning From China's Explosive Urban GrowthRevista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Katharine Wroth, August 19, 2019
Over the past four decades, more than 500 million people have moved from rural China to the nation’s cities, leading to rapid and often uncoordinated urbanization. A recent conference in...
Fifty-State Study Details Growing Tax Breaks for Longtime HomeownersRevista Land LinesJunio 2019By Will Jason, June 25, 2019
In states with property tax assessment limits, tax breaks for longtime homeowners are growing at the expense of new homeowners, a new study shows.
Let's Talk TIFRevista Land LinesMayo 2019By Anthony Flint, May 28, 2019
Tax increment financing is one of the most widely used—and least understood—public finance mechanisms in the U.S. today. David Merriman, one of the foremost experts on TIF, talks about what communities and states can do to avoid the pitfalls.
Three Rust Belt Cities Share Strategies for Equitable RevitalizationRevista Land LinesMayo 2019By Emma Zehner, May 28, 2019
Leaders from Rochester, New York; Lansing, Michigan; and Akron, Ohio, are collaborating and comparing notes on how to equitably revitalize midsize legacy cities.
¿Podrán las viviendas inclusivas superar el punto muerto de YIMBY?Revista Land LinesAbril 2019Por Anthony Flint
El movimiento conocido como YIMBY (Yes in My Back Yard, “Sí en mi patio trasero”) aboga por eliminar las barreras que impiden el desarrollo, pero los críticos se muestran...
Construir las ciudades que necesitamosRevista Land LinesAbril 2019
Hacia 2050, el 70 por ciento del planeta será urbano: se sumarán unos dos mil millones de residentes a las ciudades de todo el mundo. Si consideramos la historia y el futuro de estas áreas, nuestro...
Fulcrum Fellow Romi Hall on Public Health, Anti-Displacement, and Cross-Sector Collaboration in OaklandRevista Land LinesAbril 2019By Emma Zehner, April 14, 2019
Positioned near the epicenter of California’s housing crisis, Oakland is slightly more affordable than San Francisco and Silicon Valley, but the East Bay city is experiencing rapid gentrification and...
Building the Cities We NeedRevista Land LinesAbril 2019By George W. McCarthy, April 9, 2019
By 2050, the planet will be 70 percent urban. How will our cities cope with the predicted influx of people—and will they be able to retain some sense of place, or simply yield to global market forces?
As Real Estate Booms, Can Texas Offer Property Tax Relief?Revista Land LinesMarzo 2019By Will Jason, March 19, 2019
As property tax bills rise, Texas is looking to provide relief without hurting public services.
Could Inclusionary Housing Break the YIMBY Deadlock?Revista Land LinesFebrero 2019By Anthony Flint, February 26, 2019
The movement known as YIMBY, or Yes in My Back Yard, has long argued that more development will reduce housing prices. Critics argue—with some evidence—that things aren't that simple, but some communities are moving forward using inclusionary housing.