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.
Study Shows Benefits of Shared Equity Housing for Affordability and Wealth-BuildingRevista Land LinesMayo 2019By Brandon Frazier and Will Jason, May 16, 2019
Shared equity housing programs are designed to provide a key to those who are locked out of homeownership. As new research shows, the programs do just that.
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.
Recapacitar sobre una herramienta elogiada para el desarrollo económicoRevista Land LinesFebrero 2019Por Anthony Flint
Desde sus inicios, en la década de 1950, el financiamiento por incremento tributario se enraizó en todo Estados Unidos como mecanismo popular para la financiación pública...
The Future of America’s Middle NeighborhoodsRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Alan Mallach
Often overlooked, middle neighborhoods matter—both to the people who live in them and to their cities and regions—and solutions demand engagement not only from the neighborhood itself but also from the city, region, and state.
Curriculum Innovation and Case Study Awards Will Evolve and Promote Land PolicyRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2018By Rohan Kocharekar, November 20, 2018
The Lincoln Institute and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning are launching a competition to promote innovative curricula and case studies focused on land policy.
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.
Reconsidering a Vaunted Economic Development ToolRevista Land LinesOctubre 2018
Since its inception in the 1950s, tax increment financing has taken hold across the United States as a popular public-finance mechanism. But critics say this approach favors the private sector, while...
Tax Incentives for Amazon HQ2—When Winners End Up Losers?Revista Land LinesSeptiembre 2018By David Franco
Amazon wants tax incentives to locate its second headquarters. Could the costs outweigh the benefits for a city like Boston?