At Lincoln House Blog - 05/2018

Kevyn Orr, a legal expert who oversaw the largest and most complicated municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history as emergency manager for the city of Detroit, has joined the board of directors of the Lincoln Institute.Read more »
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As planners focus more on equity and inclusive economies, the pressure is on to conduct meaningful civic engagement in the communities most impacted by change.Read more »
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The Great Recession hit hard in Arizona and led to a substantial fall in state tax revenues. Unlike some other states, the state was unwilling to enact countercyclical tax policies to offset the decline in the state tax base.Read more »
Two houses side by side, one abandoned, and the other well-kept
Despite a drop in numbers across much of the United States since the recession, vacant and abandoned properties continue to dog struggling postindustrial cities, tearing apart neighborhoods with growing intensity, according to a new Lincoln Institute report.Read more »
Nearly 45 leading writers and editors came to Cambridge last month to consider the central role of land in addressing an array of socio-economic and environmental challenges at the 2018 Lincoln Institute Journalists Forum.Read more »
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In partnership with the Lincoln Institute, Greater Ohio Policy Center released an online toolkit with resources for practitioners working to revitalize smaller legacy cities. Read more »

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