How Auctioning Building Rights Can Help Fund Infrastructure and Affordable HousingRevista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Will Jason, December 14, 2018
As U.S. cities struggle to provide adequate infrastructure and affordable housing, many are underutilizing one of their greatest assets: the land on which they sit. They can look to an unlikely place...
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.
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...