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Land Value Tax

December 3, 2019, 7am PST
A local opinion writer proposes a land value tax in Detroit to combat downtown parking lot proliferation by the Ilitch family and other local developers.
The Detroit News
October 25, 2017, 8am PDT
Labor leaders argue that curbing real estate speculation is Vancouver's best chance at lowering housing costs.
The Vancouver Sun
January 14, 2017, 9am PST
It's surprisingly common to find cities where land is worth more than buildings. Start with California, for instance.
Realtor
May 9, 2016, 1pm PDT
A Vox article and podcast delve into the wonky but thought-provoking reasoning behind the land value tax.
Vox