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Sep 01, 2015, 07:45 ET
Research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy shows inequities and unintended consequences as a result of Colorado's Taxpayer Bill of Rights property tax limit initiative.

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,...

Aug 24, 2015, 12:33 ET
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy announced a campaign to promote Municipal Fiscal Health, to help struggling cities provide basic services

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Launches Campaign to Promote Municipal Fiscal Health

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy today launched a multi-year campaign to promote Municipal Fiscal Health in the U.S. and worldwide, to help...

Jul 09, 2015, 11:05 ET
Zoning Rules! A new book published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy looks at the past and future of local land use regulation

New Lincoln Institute Book Reveals Past and Future of Zoning

Zoning has an honorable history but is being over-used by local communities to block new housing development in ways that exacerbate sprawl and...

May 26, 2015, 14:50 ET
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy released its annual 50-state property tax comparison study, done in partnership with the Minnesota Center for Fiscal Excellence.

Lincoln Institute Study Compares Property Tax in 50 States

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy released the annual 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study, a comprehensive analysis of effective...

May 07, 2015, 09:21 ET
Cities have increased reliance on fees and user charges to patch together budgets, a Lincoln Institute analysis shows

Cities Increasing Reliance on Fees as Other Revenues Fall, Lincoln Institute Analysis Shows

 Cities continuing to struggle with finances have been increasingly relying on user charges and fees, according to an analysis of freshly...

Apr 17, 2015, 08:50 ET

Lincoln Institute at American Planning Association National Planning Conference in Seattle

Preparing for the impacts of climate change, regeneration in Legacy Cities, and the expanding use of scenario planning tools will be among the...

Apr 14, 2015, 09:25 ET
Planning for States and Nation-States, published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, examines high-level planning in the U.S. and Europe

Climate Change, Infrastructure, Social Equity Bolstered by National and State-Level Planning Yet Most Land Use Decision-Making Remains Local, New Lincoln Institute Research Finds

Planning at the state and national level leads to more efficient investments in infrastructure, better resilience in the face of climate change,...

Apr 07, 2015, 10:32 ET
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has redesigned its quarterly journal, Land Lines

New look, and approach, for Land Lines, quarterly magazine of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

 Land Lines, the quarterly magazine of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, has been redesigned to include new features and articles written...

Mar 11, 2015, 09:25 ET
Conserving State Trust Lands, the latest Policy Focus Report published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Conservation as Revenue Generator for State Trust Lands in the West

States are obligated to generate income from state trust lands, through mining, grazing, agriculture, or logging, but a new report published by the...

Jan 20, 2015, 12:58 ET
The World Urban Campaign seeks to elevate the importance of urbanization, such as in Medellin

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...

Jan 08, 2015, 10:33 ET
Former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has joined the board of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

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...

Nov 14, 2014, 08:35 ET
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy announced the publication of Conservation Catalysts: The Academy as Nature's Agent, being launched at the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney

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...

Sep 19, 2014, 09:05 ET
Jean Hocker (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

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...

Jul 22, 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...

May 20, 2014, 17:50 ET
George W. "Mac" McCarthy. (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

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...

May 20, 2014, 17:48 ET
George W. "Mac" McCarthy. (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

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...

May 20, 2014, 15:15 ET
In preparation for the Mayors Roundtable on Legacy Cities at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

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...

May 20, 2014, 12:35 ET
George W. "Mac" McCarthy. (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

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...

May 20, 2014, 11:00 ET
George W. "Mac" McCarthy. (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

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...

May 20, 2014, 10:38 ET
George W. "Mac" McCarthy. (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

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...