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  1. Assessing the Theory and Practice of Land Value Taxation

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Febrero 2010

    The land value tax is the focus of this Policy Focus Report, Assessing the Theory and Practice of Land Value Taxation. A concept dating back to Henry George, the land value tax is a variant of the...

  2. Planning for Climate Change in the West

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Enero 2010
    Rebecca Carter and Susan Culp

    Planning for Climate Change in the West offers regional planners techniques for addressing climate change concerns while they focus on issues affecting regional growth. A warmer and dryer climate in...

  3. Urban Planning Tools for Climate Change Mitigation

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Agosto 2009
    Patrick M. Condon, Duncan Cavens, and Nicole Miller

    Land use patterns and urban form can strongly impact an urban community’s contribution to global climate change through the production of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Key contributors to a city’s...

  4. Evaluating Smart Growth

    State and Local Policy Outcomes
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Junio 2009
    Gregory K. Ingram and Yu-Hung Hong

    As smart growth programs in some states approach their fourth decade, new climate change concerns have raised the stakes on their success in managing urban development. This is an opportune time to...

  5. Town–Gown Collaboration in Land Use and Development

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Junio 2009
    Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz

    Once considered enclaves of intellectual pursuit, institutions of higher education now play a much broader role in their neighborhoods and cities. The character of communities near expanding...

  6. Property Tax Circuit Breakers

    Fair and Cost-Effective Relief for Taxpayers
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Mayo 2009
    John H. Bowman, Daphne A. Kenyon, Adam Langley and Bethany P. Paquin

    Property tax circuit breakers can be used to increase tax equity by reducing the most onerous property tax burdens as measured in relation to income. This is particularly important for households at...

  7. Property Tax Assessment Limits

    Lessons from Thirty Years of Experience
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Junio 2008
    Mark Haveman and Terri A. Sexton

    During the 30 years since California adopted its groundbreaking tax limitation measure known as Proposition 13, pressure has persisted for states to adopt various forms of property tax relief. These...

  8. The City-CLT Partnership

    Municipal Support for Community Land Trusts
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Junio 2008
    John Emmeus Davis and Rick Jacobus

    The community land trust (CLT) movement is young but expanding rapidly. Nearly 20 community land trusts are started every year as either new nonprofits or as programs or subsidiaries of existing...

  9. Transforming Community Development with Land Information Systems

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Marzo 2008
    Sarah Treuhaft and G. Thomas Kingsley

    A new era of data democracy has arrived, enabling tremendous improvements in land information systems and opening up a wealth of opportunities for the practice of community development and the...

  10. The Property Tax-School Funding Dilemma

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Diciembre 2007

    Property taxation and school funding are closely linked in the United States, with nearly half of all property tax revenue used for public elementary and secondary education. There is an active...

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