Tax-Increment Financing

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Omaha Streetcar Predicted To Cover Project Costs

A third party analysis predicts that the revenue brought in by development along the proposed streetcar line would bring in sufficient revenue to cover initial costs.

December 8, 2022 - Omaha World-Herald

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Will Innovative Financing Solve California's Housing Shortage?

Are housing and housing finance two separate problems? California Assemblymember David Chiu and others in housing discuss how available finance tools could be employed to expand the capital pool for affordable housing projects.

August 31, 2018 - The Planning Report

New Report Examines Growing Practice of Tax-Increment Financing for Development

A new report from PIRG identifies problems in the practice of TIFs (tax-increment financing) and suggests ideas for reform.

October 12, 2011 - Research report released by U.S. PIRG

The Expense of Tax-Increment Financing

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.

May 24, 2011 - The Antiplanner

Want Smart Growth? Break Out the Carrots and Sticks

To paraphrase B.F. Skinner, if you want positive behavior, either reward it in return, or remove something unpleasant in response; to paraphrase R. Steuteville's commentary, if we want a green economy, we need to do the same thing with development.

October 18, 2008 - New Urban News

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HUD’s 2023 Innovative Housing Showcase

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