Development Subsidies


Debating Public Incentives for Private Developments

A debate common in growing cities around the country is taking place in Atlanta in answer to the question of how much support private developers need from the public.

March 6, 2020 - Curbed Atlanta

Walmart Supercenter

Opinion: When New Growth Is Really a 'Giant Ponzi Scheme'

Development that depends on subsidies is not fostering true growth and instead is a financial house of cards.

December 27, 2019 - Marketwatch

PNC Tower

Numerous Development Subsidies Approved, Despite Controversy, in Cincinnati

The lengths to which the city of Cincinnati should go to attract development investments was up for debate this week.

June 28, 2019 - CityBeat

New Orleans

Subsidy Program Aimed to Bring Homeowners Back to the Lower 9th Ward

The Lower 9th Ward has been slow to return to its pre-Katrina state. A new program by the New Orleans Redevelopment Authority changes recovery strategy in the neighborhood.

October 15, 2018 - The Advocate

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