Revista Land LinesDiciembre 2022By Jon Gorey, December 6, 2022
A homestead exemption is a fiscally sound and equitable way to ease the property tax burden on residents.
Revista Land LinesNoviembre 2022By Katharine Wroth, November 28, 2022
The Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy celebrated its 15th anniversary in November 2022. Leaders from both organizations gathered virtually and in person...
Revista Land LinesNoviembre 2022By Allison Ehrich Bernstein, November 15, 2022
Local property taxes and state aid each have flaws, but a thoughtful combination of these two revenue sources is the most effective recipe for funding a high-quality K–12 education for all...
Revista Land LinesNoviembre 2022By Anthony Flint, November 10, 2022
Freetown, Sierra Leone, is one of seven cities around the world that have appointed chief heat officers as part of a global effort to invest in a climate-resilient future. Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr...
New Book "Property Tax in Asia" Provides the First Comprehensive Analysis of the Property Tax Across the World’s Largest ContinentRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2022By Will Jason, September 7, 2022
The property tax has great potential as a source of local government revenue in Asia, but its implementation has been uneven. The Lincoln Institute’s new book Property Tax in Asia: Policy and Practice provides the first comprehensive analysis of how this
Revista Land LinesJulio 2022By Will Jason, July 13, 2022.
Produced annually. the 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study provides the nation’s most comprehensive analysis of local property tax rates by calculating the effective tax rate—the tax paid as a percentage of market value—for 74 large U.S. cities and a r
Revista Land LinesAbril 2022Edited by Katharine Wroth
This issue explores local solutions to the housing affordability crisis, the rise of a community investment ecosystem in Appalachia, and more.
Revista Land LinesAbril 2022
In the wake of COVID-19, policy makers have a new opportunity to craft a combination of state aid and local property tax funding that enables all students to obtain an adequate and equitable education.
Revista Land LinesAbril 2022By Will Jason, April 4, 2022
Reforming Detroit’s property tax system by taxing land at a higher rate than buildings would help to revive the local economy and reduce tax bills for nearly every homeowner, according to a new study from the nonprofit Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Revista Land LinesNoviembre 2021By Will Jason, November 3, 2021
Amid rising home values, cities and states need to provide targeted relief to keep property taxes affordable while avoiding overly broad measures that could undermine the largest source of local revenue, according to a new Policy Focus Report from the Lin