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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. Reinventing Conservation Easements

    A Critical Examination and Ideas for Reform
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Septiembre 2005
    Jeff Pidot

    Conservation easements represent one of the most rapid trends in land conservation. Beyond tax credits, tax deductions, and other public subsidies that provide financial incentive for landowners to...

  4. Tierra vacante en las ciudades de América Latina

    Desafíos y oportunidades
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Diciembre 2004
    Adriana de Araujo Larangeira

    This Spanish-language publication, Tierra vacante en las ciudades de América Latina: Desafíos y oportunidades (Vacant Land in Latin American Cities: Challenges and Opportunities),...

  5. Exploring Ad Hoc Regionalism

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Diciembre 2002
    Douglas R. Porter and Allan D. Wallis

    A growing number of urban challenges—from threats of environmental degradation and sprawl, to social and fiscal disparity, to economic transformation and globalization—call for action at a regional...

  6. Regionalism on Purpose

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Agosto 2001
    Kathryn A. Foster

    In the past decade, interest in and experience with U.S. metropolitan regionalism have mushroomed as public officials, civic leaders, and metropolitan residents seek to address complicated regional...

  7. Mediating Land Use Disputes

    Pros and Cons
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Abril 2000
    Lawrence Susskind, Mieke van der Wansem, and Armand Ciccarelli

    Land use planning in America began with a concern for the efficient allocation of land, but has shifted to a concern for procedural fairness in allocating public resources, which requires increased...

  8. State Property Rights Laws

    The Impacts of Those Laws on My Land
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Abril 1999
    Harvey M. Jacobs

    The conservative land use movement that emerged in the 1990s to promote the interests of private property owners has pursued a vigorous legislative agenda at all levels of government. All 50 state...

  9. Open Space Conservation

    Investing In Your Community's Economic Health
    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Febrero 1998
    John Tibbetts

    This report describes several techniques of delineating the economic value of open space, explaining their strengths and limitations. The report also analyzes the effectiveness, practicality, and...

  10. Risks and Rewards of Brownfield Redevelopment

    Enfoques en políticas de suelo
    Abril 1997
    James G. Wright

    Brownfields are abandoned or under-used industrial and commercial facilities where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived environmental contamination that may present direct...

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