Our multimedia library includes episodes of our new Land Matters podcast, recordings of our events, brief explainer videos, and documentary films related to our work.


Land Matters explores how better land use can help solve many of our biggest urban challenges, from climate change to infrastructure finance to affordable housing.


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Let's Talk TIF
Land Matters Podcast, Episode 1

Tax increment financing is one of the most widely used – and least understood – public finance mechanisms in the U.S. today. David Merriman, author of the report Improving TIF for Economic Development talks about what communities can do to avoid the pitfalls. For further reading, see The Hidden Costs of TIF in Land Lines.

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Yes in My Backyard
Land Matters Podcast, Episode 2

The “Yes in My Backyard” (YIMBY) movement seeks to increase the supply of housing in cities, to help bring down sky-high prices. But YIMBYs face a backlash over fears of gentrification and displacement. In this episode, author and tenants advocate Randy Shaw sizes up what's needed for true affordability, including the concept of inclusionary housing. For further reading, see Backyard Brouhaha in Land Lines.

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For a complete library of event and explainer videos, visit the Lincoln Institute's YouTube channel.

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2019 Journalists Forum

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These videos showcase discussions on the land use and water connection that unfolded during the 2019 Journalists Forum in Phoenix, Arizona.      


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Urban Land Policy Explainer Series (Spanish)

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In this series, experts from Latin America discuss fundamental concepts and case-based analysis of urban land policy topics such as value capture, transit, informal land markets and urban development.


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National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation

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This series highlights the challenges and opportunities of implementing landscape conservation, as they were discussed during the 2014 National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation. 




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