Notas de Políticas PúblicasAgosto 2022By Erin Rugland
Land without water cannot support urban form of any scale, yet many land use decisions are made without regard to water, and vice versa. This Policy Brief introduces readers to best management...
Notas de Políticas PúblicasMarço 2022
Property Tax Relief for Homeowners offers a guide to providing effective, targeted property tax relief without compromising municipal fiscal health or services.
Understanding and Reducing Vacancy and Hypervacancy in the United StatesNotas de Políticas PúblicasAgosto 2020Alan Mallach
Vacant and abandoned properties are a familiar part of the American landscape that can devastate entire neighborhoods, diminishing the value of nearby properties. More extreme cases may cause severe...
Building an Equitable RenaissanceNotas de Políticas PúblicasMarço 2020
Legacy cities have been at the center of some of America’s most historic achievements, and they possess a strong civic spirit and culture of innovation at a time when these qualities are most...
Notas de Políticas PúblicasFevereiro 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...
Tools to Finance Our Urban FutureNotas de Políticas PúblicasJaneiro 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...
Setting the Stage for RevivalNotas de Políticas PúblicasNovembro 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.
Notas de Políticas PúblicasSetembro 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...