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TIFs

January 18, 2019, 6am PST
Assurances that the plan will not include large commercial venues have not calmed fears about the future of local independent clubs.
Chicago Tribune
September 16, 2018, 5am PDT
A controversial form of value capture, tax increment financing begs for further analysis and understanding. A new report by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy sheds light on the subject.
CityLab
May 12, 2015, 9am PDT
Expanded use of tax increment financing is on the table in Chicago—a city that invests less than its peers on building and running transit.
Chi.Streetsblog
May 19, 2014, 12pm PDT
House Bill 1375 in Colorado would rewrite the rules of tax increment finance—sending more money to counties, which hope to gain more funding to provide for services. The bill awaits the signature (or veto) of Governor John Hickenlooper.
The Aurora Sentinel
October 12, 2011, 8am PDT
A new report from PIRG identifies problems in the practice of TIFs (tax-increment financing) and suggests ideas for reform.
Research report released by U.S. PIRG
May 24, 2011, 6am PDT
A new report from the Cato Institute says that tax-increment financing (TIFs) costs taxpayers $10 billion a year and the practice is growing by the minute.
The Antiplanner