Revista Land LinesDiciembre 2018By Will Jason, December 14, 2018
As U.S. cities struggle to provide adequate infrastructure and affordable housing, many are underutilizing one of their greatest assets: the land on which they sit. They can look to an unlikely place...
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...
Land Value Capture: Tools to Finance Our Urban FutureRevista Land LinesOctubre 2018By Lourdes Germán and Allison Ehrich Bernstein
This Year’s Big Idea: Unlocking the Value of LandRevista Land LinesOctubre 2018By Lincoln Institute Staff
Land value capture was rich food for thought at the Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas at the American Planning Association Policy Conference in Washington, DC.
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?
Why Tax Increment Financing Often Fails and How Communities Can Do BetterRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2018By Will Jason, September 11, 2018
Tax increment financing, or TIF, is a wildly popular economic development tool in the United States, but it often falls short of its promise to revitalize struggling neighborhoods.
La búsqueda de sustentabilidad en el distrito financiero de LimaRevista Land LinesJulio 2018Por Anthony Flint
Manuel Velarde asumió como el 20.º alcalde de San Isidro, un distrito en Lima, Perú, en enero de 2015. Desde 2010, también es profesor de la Universidad de San Martín de Porres. Es abogado y trabajó...
Seeking Sustainability in Lima’s Financial DistrictRevista Land LinesJulio 2018
Manuel Velarde was sworn in as the 20th Mayor of San Isidro, a district within Lima, Peru, in January 2015. Since 2010, he has also taught at the University of San Martín de Porres. A lawyer who...