Local governments in the United States are responsible for paying for and providing certain services and infrastructure, such as public education, affordable housing, road maintenance, and water...
A Public-Private Partnership to Rehabilitate Municipal InfrastructureOtroDiciembre 2020Michael Bennon
This case examines the process and mechanics of using the public-private partnership model to invest in local infrastructure in one U.S. city.
OtroOctubre 2020Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
The state of Michigan has long incubated financial stress among its localities. Though not the state’s intention, limits on local governments’ ability to raise revenues, coupled with...
Complex, Inequitable, and UncompetitiveOtroAgosto 2020Project Manager: Daphne Kenyon
Funded by the South Carolina Chamber Foundation and the South Carolina Realtors
South Carolina has a property tax system that is unique among the 50 states. As this report shows, it is complex, nontransparent, inequitable, and noncompetitive.
OtroJunio 2020Center for Community Investment
For Taxes Paid in 2019OtroJunio 2020Lincoln 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...
OtroAbril 2020Catherine Collins
This report provides an overview of current trends in the property tax, including updates on property tax actions taken by states and local governments in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
A Manual for Land Use Planners in the Colorado River BasinOtroFebrero 2020
Land use planning and water management are siloed disciplines that often operate independently, despite the important overlaps between the two and the mutual benefits of working together. Integrating...
The Negotiation and Completion of Minute 319OtroOctubre 2019Jennifer Gimbel
This case reviews the negotiation process regarding the operations of the Colorado River system after it experienced the most severe drought in recorded history.
Urban Informality and Disaster Response in Rio Grande Valley ColoniasOtroOctubre 2019Danielle Zoe Rivera
This case study examines the legal case LUPE, et al. v. FEMA, B:08-cv-487 , which discusses the issue of informal housing repairs in post-disaster situations.