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...
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...
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.
For Taxes Paid in 2018OtroJunio 2019Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence
As the largest source of revenue raised by local governments, a well-functioning property tax system is critical for promoting municipal fiscal health. This report documents the wide range of...
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.
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...
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.
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.