Tax Increment Financing

An op-ed in the Chicago Tribune addresses the long history of tax increment financing abuse in Chicago, but supports a proposed TIF district for Washington Park.
2 days ago   Chicago Tribune
As redevelopment agencies face the chopping block in California, new legislation could allow tax increment financing districts to essentially replace them.
Jun 1, 2011   Bondbuyer
It's at Albuquerque's edge, it's the size of Manhattan, and it's happening, despite drought, recession and tightening state budgets. An annotation of Mesa del Sol's master plan explains how and why.
Apr 25, 2011   High Country News
Five years ago, two developers got approval for tax-increment financing (TIF) projects in St. Joseph, Missouri. One was a success, the other a failure. What happened?
Nov 19, 2010   St. Josephs News-Press
A judge ruled that the state of California is allowed to pluck $2 billion out of local redevelopment tax increment funds. Redevelopment agencies ponder near-shutdown of new projects.
May 20, 2010   California Planning & Development Report
<p>In Kansas City, many tax increment financing zones are simply luring existing business to move and creating new sprawling development.</p>
May 18, 2008   The Pitch