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  1. Conservation Catalysts

    The Academy as Nature’s Agent
    Libros
    Noviembre 2014
    Edited by James N. Levitt with a foreword by Stephen Woodley

    Twenty-first-century conservationists are contending with biodiversity loss on an unprecedented scale, compounded by the interrelated threat of climate change. These global challenges call for first-...

  2. Exploratory Scenario Planning

    Lessons Learned in the Field
    Documentos de trabajo
    Agosto 2014
    Eric J. Roberts

    The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, the Sonoran Institute, and the Consensus Building Institute jointly researched several exploratory scenario planning processes to identify and compile lessons...

  3. Achieving Lasting Affordability through Inclusionary Housing

    Documentos de trabajo
    Julio 2014
    Robert Hickey, Lisa Sturtevant, and Emily Thaden

    Inclusionary housing policies are local land use policies that link approvals for market-rate housing to the creation of affordable homes for low- and moderate-income households. The primary goals of...

  4. Made for Walking

    Davis Square, Somerville
    Videos y multimedia
    Junio 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.

  5. Lessons from Sandy

    Federal Policies to Build Climate-Resilient Coastal Regions
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Abril 2014
    Robert Pirani and Laura Tolkoff

    When Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012, it brought much of the New York–New Jersey–Connecticut metropolitan area to a standstill. It flooded key arteries in and out of New...

  6. Arrested Developments

    Combating Zombie Subdivisions and Other Excess Entitlements
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Enero 2014
    Jim Holway, Don Elliott, and Anna Trentadue

    In the U.S. Intermountain West, the real estate boom and bust of the 2000s left many residential development projects incomplete. Across many of the region’s counties, the rate of vacant...

  7. Urban Planning for Climate Change

    Documentos de trabajo
    Diciembre 2007
    Edward J. Blakely

    Scientific opinion is now unanimous that global temperatures are likely to continue to rise with concomitant extreme weather patterns and events. There is a protean body of scientific literature...

  8. Community Land Trusts and Low-Income Multifamily Rental Housing

    The Case of Cooper Square, New York City
    Documentos de trabajo
    Julio 2007
    Tom Angotti with the assistance of Cecilia Jagu

    Community land trusts have often promoted owner-occupied single-family housing in rural areas and small towns, but many CLTs have sizeable numbers of multifamily rental and cooperative units. As CLTs...

  9. The Sprawl of Economics

    A Response to Jan Brueckner
    Documentos de trabajo
    Junio 2007
    Gerrit-Jan Knaap

    Under a variety of labels, smart growth has risen rapidly in popularity in the United States. The reasons for this rapid ascendance are multiple—increasing traffic congestion, rising property...

  10. Community Land Trusts and Housing Affordability

    Ponencias
    Mayo 2007
    Steven C. Bourassa

    The U.S. government housing programs for assisting low-income families are administered largely at the state and local levels, and they include the Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) program, Section...

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