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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...

May 19, 2014, 14:06 ET
George W. "Mac" McCarthy (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

George W. McCarthy Named President of Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

George W. "Mac" McCarthy, an economist at the Ford Foundation dedicated to improving conditions in metropolitan areas worldwide, has been named the...

May 15, 2014, 12:15 ET

Land and the City: The 9th Annual Land Policy Conference

Leading scholars in housing, demographics, urban expansion, fiscal policy, and the environment will convene for Land and the City, the Lincoln...

May 14, 2014, 15:55 ET
General Revenue by Source, Average for 112 FiSCs, 2011 (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

Newly Released Data Show Long-Lasting Impact of the Great Recession on Cities

 The Great Recession continues to wreak havoc on city budgets long after it officially ended, depriving many of the nation's largest central...

May 13, 2014, 10:23 ET

New Report: Governing and Financing Cities in the Developing World

The fast-growing cities of the developing world would benefit from a major overhaul in governance structure, to improve the financing and delivery...

May 02, 2014, 09:20 ET

New Edition of Atlas of Urban Expansion, Online Resource for Global Urbanization

The Atlas of Urban Expansion, a critical online resource for data and images tracking global urbanization, will be updated and expanded in a new...

May 01, 2014, 09:30 ET

Annual 50-State Property Tax Comparison Study is Published

 The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's 50 State Property Tax Comparison Study, produced in partnership with the Minnesota Center for Fiscal...

Apr 25, 2014, 08:05 ET
Superstorm Sandy battered the New York metropolitan region nearly two years ago, killing 60 people and piling up an estimated $65 billion in damages. (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

Lincoln Institute Report Urges Rebuilding for Climate Resilience

 A report released today by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy recommends a new federal framework for disaster recovery that will make...

Apr 04, 2014, 10:10 ET
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Lincoln Institute of Land Policy at World Urban Forum 7 in Medellin

A delegation from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is on hand in Medellin for UN-HABITAT's World Urban Forum 7 through April 11, engaged...

Feb 25, 2014, 10:10 ET

Guide to walkable neighborhoods now in enhanced ebook format

In a continuing effort at the frontier of electronic publishing, the Lincoln Institute is now offering its bestselling title, Made for Walking:...

Jan 22, 2014, 09:54 ET
Approved but undeveloped or incomplete "zombie subdivisions" are scattered across the landscape in the Intermountain West, according to the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy report Arrested Developments: Combating Zombie Subdivisions and Other Excess Entitlements http://www.lincolninst.edu/pubs/2339_Arrested-Developments-Combating-Zombie-Subdivisions-and-Other-Excess-Entitlements.  (PRNewsFoto/Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

Confronting "Zombie Subdivisions," Blight of the Intermountain West;

Arrested Developments can be reworked – and prevented, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy researchers say  Vast acres of approved but...

Oct 08, 2013, 11:29 ET

Headline: Gregory K. Ingram, president of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, announces plans to leave

Search committee named to succeed leader since 2005 Gregory K. Ingram, president and chief executive of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy...

Sep 18, 2013, 09:00 ET

Denver attorney Lawrence Kueter named Kingsbury Browne Fellow at Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Program honors conservation leader who helped create the Land Trust Alliance Lawrence R. Kueter, a Denver attorney specializing in...

Sep 12, 2013, 14:51 ET

Amid Fiscal Strain, New Database Allows Custom Comparisons of City Finances

Fiscally Standardized Cities on Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Website As Detroit faces bankruptcy and many other cities across the U.S....