Breaking through Urban and Social Inequality with Inclusionary HousingDocumentos de TrabalhoMaio 2021Isabel Brain and Francisco Sabatini
Chile’s housing policy has efficiently addressed the housing needs of the country’s most vulnerable populations; today, its housing deficit is the lowest in Latin America. The downside of...
In this century citizens and policy makers across the world have paid growing attention to the problem of equity. The causes of inequitable development are numerous and manifest across multiple...
Three Cases of Urban Land Value Appropriation in São Paulo City / Três Casos de Apropriação de Renda do Solo Urbano na Cidade de São PauloÁgua Branca–Matarazzo, West-Plaza, Play-CenterDocumentos de TrabalhoJaneiro 2000
The file for this working paper includes both the English and Portuguese translations. Urban and Interconnected Operations are valid instruments for local governments to appropriate rent created by...
Assessing the Feasibility of CLT Instruments Developed by the Caño Martin Peña Communities in Puerto Rico for Favelas in Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDocumentos de TrabalhoMaio 2021Line Algoed, Alejandro Cotté Morales, Tarcyla Fidalgo Ribeiro, María E. Hernández Torrales, Lyvia Rodríguez Del Valle, and Theresa Williamson
This report presents an analysis conducted to assess the feasibility of community land trusts (CLT) developed by the Caño Martin Peña communities in Puerto Rico as instruments to...
Revista Land LinesNovembro 2021By Will Jason, November 3, 2021
Amid rising home values, cities and states need to provide targeted relief to keep property taxes affordable while avoiding overly broad measures that could undermine the largest source of local revenue, according to a new Policy Focus Report from the Lin
Comunicados de ImprensaMarço 5, 2010
The State and Gentrification in the Belo Horizonte Metropolitan RegionDocumentos de TrabalhoAbril 2020Roberto Luís de Melo Monte-Mór, Renan Pereira Almeida, and Marcelo de Brito Brandão
This paper assesses the degree to which a series of large-scale urban projects along the North Axis of the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte (MRBH), Brazil, may have triggered a process of...
Comunicados de ImprensaAgosto 13, 2013
For Immediate ReleaseContact: Anthony Flint 617-503-2116 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 13, 2013) – A new compilation of Land Lines articles from 2000 to 2012 translated into Spanish, Políticas de suelo...
Revista Land LinesJaneiro 2014David M. Vetter, Kaizô I. Beltrão, and Rosa M. R. Massena
In Brazil, residential structures represent about one-third of total net fixed capital, so their value is important for economic and social policy. This report asks, what generates residential wealth...
Revista Land LinesJaneiro 2002Edesio Fernandes
The proliferation of informal and illegal forms of access to urban land and housing has been one of the main consequences of the processes of social exclusion and spatial segregation that have...