Tools to Finance Our Urban FutureResúmenes de políticas públicasEnero 2020Lourdes Germán and Allison Ehrich Bernstein
Communities around the world face a crisis of investment, yet they often give away their most valuable resource: land. This policy brief lays out how the public sector can recover and reinvest land...
Creating and Maintaining Equitable CommunitiesResúmenes de políticas públicasDiciembre 2019Rick Jacobus
Inclusionary housing policies require developers of new market-rate real estate to provide affordable housing, to prevent displacing lower-income residents. In this Policy Brief, Rick Jacobus, a...
Aceptar la incertidumbre para tomar mejores decisionesResúmenes de políticas públicasJunio 2019Robert Goodspeed
Mediante el proyecto Lugares Sustentables de Austin, los funcionarios electos, dueños de propiedades, residents locales y otros interesados de Dripping Springs, Texas, usan adhesivos de...
Embracing Uncertainty to Make Better DecisionsResúmenes de políticas públicasMarzo 2019Robert Goodspeed
Faced with an unprecedented array of uncertainties, American cities and regions increasingly turn to scenario planning, a procedural tool that enables planners to analyze multiple versions of the...
Resúmenes de políticas públicasFebrero 2019David Merriman
Tax increment financing (TIF) is a popular economic development tool across the United States, but it often falls short of its promise to revitalize struggling neighborhoods. In this four-page Policy...
Setting the Stage for RevivalResúmenes de políticas públicasNoviembre 2018
Often overlooked, middle neighborhoods matter—both to the people who live in them and to their cities and regions—and solutions demand engagement not only from the neighborhood itself but also from the city, region, and state.
Enfoques en políticas de sueloSeptiembre 2018David Merriman
“This report will be the ‘go-to’ resource for public policy practitioners, municipal officials, and worldwide local development officers for two reasons. First, it is written by a...
Understanding and Reducing Vacancy and Hypervacancy in the United StatesEnfoques en políticas de sueloMayo 2018Alan Mallach
“Alan Mallach is the sage of the national vacant properties movement. There is no one better qualified to tell the story of vacant property trends, impacts, and strategies through data and...
Resúmenes de políticas públicasSeptiembre 2017Andrew Reschovsky, Research Fellow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison
This Policy Brief examines the property tax as a critical source of revenue for public schools in the United States. It demonstrates the high proportion of public education funding provided by the...
Strategies for Postindustrial Success from Gary to LowellEnfoques en políticas de sueloAgosto 2017Torey Hollingsworth and Alison Goebel
This report identifies replicable strategies that have helped smaller legacy cities overcome population loss, neighborhood disinvestment, unemployment, and other problems common in older industrial...