Contest Winners Use Maps to Tell Stories of PlaceRevista Land LinesNoviembre 2019By Emma Zehner, November 15, 2019
The winning projects from The Place Database Contest explored complex policy questions related to climate mitigation, affordable housing, and sprawl. The contest asked participants to use The Place...
How a New Land Policy Could Help Unwind Apartheid in Cape Town, South AfricaRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019By Will Jason, October 18, 2019
Twenty-five years after apartheid, Cape Town is still deeply segregated. One solution could lie in a policy that taps rising real estate values to create affordable housing in neighborhoods with good...
Vermont Attempts a Kinder, Gentler TIF—But Will it Work?Revista Land LinesAgosto 2019By Will Jason, August 20, 2019
Vermont has enacted some of the nation’s tightest restrictions on tax increment financing, a common economic development tool with a less-than-stellar track record. Can these guardrails make TIF work?
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.
¿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...
Revista Land LinesAbril 2019Editado por Katharine Wroth
En esta edición, exploramos el futuro de las ciudades, mediante artículos sobre planificación de escenarios, vehículos autónomos, viviendas inclusivas y el...
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.
EventosFebrero 22, 2019
This event offers current C. Lowell Harriss Fellows the opportunity to present and share their research with each other and Lincoln Institute staff.