How Well Are They Working?PonenciasMayo 2007David E. Dowall
As does the United States, Brazil faces many housing policy challenges. David E. Dowell points out that Brazilian housing is expensive and lacks local services and secure land tenure—a phenomenon...
Do Wisconsin Tax Increment Finance Districts Stimulate Growth in Real Estate Values? Do They Contribute to Sprawl?Documentos de trabajoMayo 2007Russell Kashian, Mark Skidmore, and David Merriman
Like other U.S. states, tax increment financing (TIF) is an important component of the development policy landscape in Wisconsin. While the guidelines for the use of TIF are similar to those that...
A Case Study of Mesa ArizonaDocumentos de trabajoAbril 2007Jeffrey I. Chapman
Mesa, a city with a population of approximately 450,000, is the largest city in the United States without a property tax. It has also grown very rapidly in the last 25 years, although now its growth...
Revista Land LinesAbril 2007
A well-functioning property tax system could offer many benefits to the nations of sub-Saharan Africa. A dependable and locally administered source of revenue would greatly benefit local democracy...
Entradas de blogEnero 2007
A Solution for Permanently Affordable HousingRevista Land LinesEnero 2007Rosalind Greenstein and Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz
The community land trust (CLT) is one mechanism that addresses the need for affordable housing, and it also can be considered an institutional mechanism for capturing socially produced land value.
Local Response to Fiscal FederalismOtroEnero 1979Paul Smith
Written in 1979, this archival report was published as a Land Policy Roundtable and is Case Studies Series number 303. The nation’s first experience with tax base sharing was in the twin cities...