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26 Apr, 2017, 13:55 ET Lincoln Institute at the American Planning Association 2017 National Planning Conference

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will lead the conversation on fiscal sustainability, equity, green infrastructure and its financing, and the...


09 Mar, 2017, 16:45 ET Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Launches Center for Community Investment

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has established the Center for Community Investment, a leadership development, research and capacity building...


13 Jan, 2017, 12:54 ET Atlas of Urban Expansion, online resource monitoring growth of cities worldwide

The Atlas of Urban Expansion, an open-source online resource with maps, satellite images, and data on spatial changes in cities around the world,...


05 Dec, 2016, 13:51 ET New Online Resource: State-by-State Property Tax at a Glance

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has expanded its property tax resources for policymakers, policy analysts, public finance students,...


21 Nov, 2016, 16:03 ET Nature and Cities: The Ecological Imperative in Urban Design and Planning

A new book published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy calls for the integration of nature in urban design and planning to make cities and...


13 Oct, 2016, 15:51 ET Lincoln Institute engages in Habitat III Conference to Promote Sustainable Cities

For billions of people worldwide, quality of life will depend on the way cities grow in the coming decades. The Lincoln Institute will play an...


21 Sep, 2016, 11:06 ET Report Makes Case for Managed Retreat from Flood Zones

 In the face of rising sea levels, more frequent and severe storms, and other climate change risks, flood-prone communities need to give...


21 Jul, 2016, 14:04 ET Report Offers Guidance on Disaster Recovery, Rebuilding for Resilience

New research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy shows how metropolitan regions can rebuild for greater resilience during the...


15 Jul, 2016, 14:18 ET Towards a Reliable System of Monitoring Urban Expansion

Preliminary findings of a multi-year initiative to monitor urban expansion worldwide, shared at a global cities summit at the Venice Biennale,...


14 Jun, 2016, 12:01 ET Lincoln Institute Releases New Analysis of Property Taxes in 50 States

 The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has released the latest edition of its annual report on property tax rates in all 50 U.S. states, with a...


17 Mar, 2016, 15:15 ET Lincoln Institute Expands Signature Fiscal Database

 As local governments continue their struggle to recover from the Great Recession, the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has expanded a...


10 Nov, 2015, 09:22 ET Detroit's Property Tax: Averting Another Disaster

 Having emerged last year from the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, Detroit is still hindered in its recovery by structural flaws...


14 Oct, 2015, 09:25 ET International Land Conservation Network to Launch in Berlin

 In recognition of the growing importance of private and civic land conservation around the globe, conservationists from six continents will...


01 Sep, 2015, 07:45 ET Colorado tax limits have led to inequities, unintended consequences in school funding

 Tax and expenditure limits enacted as part of a 1992 voter initiative have led to inconsistent and unequal property tax burdens in Colorado,...


20 Jan, 2015, 12:58 ET Lincoln Institute Joins UN-HABITAT's World Urban Campaign

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has joined the World Urban Campaign, the advocacy and partnership platform for cities in the twenty first...


08 Jan, 2015, 10:33 ET Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Joins Lincoln Institute Board

Former US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, a leading advocate for infrastructure investment as co-chair of  Building America's Future, and...


14 Nov, 2014, 08:35 ET From Nairobi to Harvard, Academic Institutions are Lynchpins for Conservation

Efforts to protect jaguar habitats from Mexico to Argentina, coastal areas in southern Australia, and vital ecosystems along the Colorado River all...


19 Sep, 2014, 09:05 ET Jean Hocker named Kingsbury Browne Fellow at Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Jean Hocker, a former president of the Land Trust Alliance and longtime board member at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, was named as the...


22 Jul, 2014, 14:58 ET Long-Term Affordability is Focus of New Research on Inclusionary Housing

 Inclusionary housing policies -- the increasingly common practice of requiring affordable homes as part of the approval process for new...


20 May, 2014, 17:50 ET George W. McCarthy is benoemd tot voorzitter van het Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

- Hij is economist en directeur van het Metropolitan Opportunity Program van de Ford Foundation George W. "Mac" McCarthy, een economist van...


20 May, 2014, 17:48 ET George W. McCarthy wird Vorsitzender des Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

- Wirtschaftswissenschaftler ist Leiter des Metropolitan Opportunity Programs der Ford Foundation CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, 20. Mai 2014...


20 May, 2014, 15:15 ET Mayors, Foundation Leaders at Legacy Cities Roundtable

Mayors from post-industrial cities in the Northeast and Midwest will arrive at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy today to begin a two-day...


20 May, 2014, 12:35 ET George W. McCarthy es nombrado presidente del Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

- El economista es director del Programa Oportunidad Metropolitana de la Ford Foundation George W. "Mac" McCarthy, un economista de la Ford...


20 May, 2014, 11:00 ET Nomination de George W. McCarthy à la présidence du Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

- M. McCarthy, économiste, est l'actuel directeur du Metropolitan Opportunity Program de la Fondation Ford CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, le 20 mai...


20 May, 2014, 10:38 ET George W. McCarthy é nomeado presidente do Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

George W. "Mac" McCarthy, economista da Fundação Ford dedicada à melhoria das condições em áreas metropolitanas em...