Tax caps, assessment limitations, and other property tax relief programs have caused significant damage to the largest source of revenue for ailing cities, says a new book by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Aug 5, 2009 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has undertaken the first significant study to find out if state smart growth policies are achieving their stated goals.
May 29, 2009 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
<p>Discontent with one particular type of public levy, the local property tax, is gaining momentum across the country. Disgruntled homeowners are demanding that governors and mayors find alternative methods to raise revenue.</p>
Dec 27, 2007 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
<p>A new approach to land assembly gives property owners a stake in redevelopment, and offers a alternative to the use eminent domain.</p>
Apr 28, 2007 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
<p>With the economic, environmental and social fortunes of nearby urban areas increasingly linked, there is growing interest in developing new strategies for large-scale regional planning.</p>
Apr 19, 2007 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
<p>While urban growth is heavily regulated in industrialized countries, most of the world develops without a legal planning framework.</p>
Mar 4, 2007 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
<p>Community land trusts are becoming an increasingly popular way to create new housing that is permanently affordable, and interest in the innovative organizations continues to grow.</p>
Feb 5, 2007 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
<p>A critical aspect of the property tax, but one that is rarely addressed in public debate, is its 'economic incidence,' or who actually bears the burden of the tax, as opposed to its statutory incidence, or who literally pays the tax.</p>
Apr 27, 2006 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
In recent decades conservation easements—promises to restrict land development—have become enormously popular, but now they are in trouble.
Jan 20, 2006 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
The Pawcatuck Borderlands illustrates what is fast becoming one of the major puzzles in land use policy -- how to plan across boundaries.
Jan 19, 2006 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy