These four global challenges highlight the importance of good land policy.
Land plays a central role in both the financing of infrastructure and the maintenance of basic city services for metropolitan regions throughout the world.
The story of people marginalized in metropolitan regions — whether living in slums worldwide, or in low-income communities in developed countries — begins with land.
Land policy is a powerful lever for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening resilience to climate change, and supporting conservation efforts.
For billions of people, quality of life rests on the ability of local governments to deliver public services and invest for the future. The value and use of urban land plays a key role in determining the fiscal health of municipalities.