Housing Affordability in Brooklyn, New YorkRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019By Jenna DeAngelo, October 1, 2019
Median rent in Brooklyn climbed between two to six percent each month during the first half of 2019, reaching $2,914 by July, according to Bloomberg (Price 2019). As the map indicates, low-income...
Revista Land LinesOctubre 2019Edited by Katharine Wroth
In this issue, we report on an educational experiment taking root in Detroit, explore the role libraries can play in addressing affordable housing, and reveal the surprising role of games in the...
How a New Land Policy Could Help Unwind Apartheid in Cape Town, South AfricaRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019By Will Jason, October 18, 2019
Twenty-five years after apartheid, Cape Town is still deeply segregated. One solution could lie in a policy that taps rising real estate values to create affordable housing in neighborhoods with good...
Design with Nature Now Amplifies Ian McHarg's Manifesto on Ecological Planning and Land UseRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019October 15, 2019
With climate change posing imminent risks that range from rising seas to more extreme weather events, cities must work with ecology rather than against it to develop sustainably, according to the new...
Active Learning Puts a Spin on Urban Planning EducationRevista Land LinesOctubre 2019By Emma Zehner, October 7, 2019
Board games? Cartoons? Crossword puzzles? These are just a few examples of tools the Lincoln Institute and other educators are bringing to urban planning courses in an effort to foster a more...
Episode 5: How One Midwestern City Is Trying to Stay AffordableRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Anthony Flint, September 30, 2019
Minneapolis has passed some of the most progressive housing policies and zoning reforms in the country, and other cities—including those on the coasts struggling to overcome an affordability crisis—are taking notice.
Cities Are Tackling the Housing Crunch—by Building Above the LibraryRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Kathleen McCormick, September 27, 2019
Defying predictions that they would die in the digital age, public libraries are finding new life as multipurpose community hubs. Now some cities, including Chicago and Miami, have begun to integrate...
Lessons Never LearnedRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By George W. McCarthy, September 27, 2019
Lincoln Institute President George McCarthy reflects on the lessons we can learn from the evolution of affordable housing policy in the 20th century, and invites readers to share their own examples...
Streetlights Are Getting Smarter—Are We?Revista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Rob Walker, September 27, 2019
The new generation of streetlights can do everything from monitor the weather to listen for gunshots. Many city officials view this as a boon, but some civil rights organizations are calling for...
Hammering Out a Future for Water Users in the U.S. WestRevista Land LinesSeptiembre 2019By Matt Jenkins, September 17, 2019
Earlier this year, seven U.S. states and Mexico reached an agreement about how to share the increasingly scarce water of the Colorado River. But the new agreement lasts only a few years, so...