This issue explores the process of instituting property tax reform in Brazil; varied results of property tax assessment measures in two Chicago-area counties; and the fiscal challenges of maintaining affordable housing in China.
This issue highlights U.S. foreclosure rate comparisons between standard market-rate residences and homes owned by land trusts; the effects of the national housing crisis on state and local governments; and the Lincoln Institute’s distance education curriculum in Latin America.
This issue provides various reflections on the U.S. foreclosure crisis of the mid-2000s; an analysis of housing reform and homeowner security in Buenos Aires, Argentina; and an overview of the property tax education that the Lincoln Institute has provided to U.S. judges since 1980.
This issue looks at the importance of home value appraisals in analyzing and instituting effective taxation and planning policies in Mexico; new strategies to implement property tax relief for Americans who need it most; and the public policy outcomes of a famed eminent domain court case in Connecticut.
This issue highlights the expansion of the Lincoln Institute’s China Program to address land policy and urban development matters; the effect of the mid-2000s economic crisis on housing and land values; and the results of a year-and-a-half-long study to better understand land use mediation strategies across Vermont.
This issue looks at the importance of conserving U.S. forests in mitigating the effects of climate change; an overview of the achievements and obstacles of privately-held U.S. conservation easements; and the patterns and preferences of slum households and informal settlers in Santiago, Chile.
This issue explores the American university’s evolved role as a driver of urban development; a joint venture between the Lincoln Institute and the African Tax Institute to shed light on African property taxes; and Latin American land laws and policies as they pertain to the continent’s troubled urban planning systems.
This issue highlights the myriad challenges of redeveloping vacant and contaminated land in U.S. cities; the features, prevalence, and outcomes of city-imposed tax and expenditure limits; and an analysis of measuring housing informality in Latin America.
This issue looks at the key components of a national infrastructure and economic development plan for the U.S.; an explanation of the benefits and controversies surrounding property taxes; and various aspects of inclusionary housing programs, including incentives and land value capture.
This issue features an overview of revitalization efforts and needs in Beijing and Shanghai; value-based property taxation methods of Central and Eastern Europe; and how Panama City's historic preservation and inclusive development tactics can serve as lessons for sound urban development elsewhere.