Reforming Detroit’s property tax system by taxing land at a higher rate than buildings would help to revive the local economy and reduce tax bills for nearly every homeowner, according to a new study from the nonprofit Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
The nation’s legacy of racial injustice and the current housing affordability crisis are intertwined, writes Lincoln Institute President and CEO George McCarthy—and the solutions are just as complex as the challenges.
In the wake of COVID-19, policy makers have a new opportunity to craft a combination of state aid and local property tax funding that enables all students to obtain an adequate and equitable education.
The demand for rapid delivery has increased sharply since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. With major companies trying out new ways to deliver their products, the pace and range of vehicle experiments has accelerated— and that is likely to impact the design, planning, and regulation of urban and...