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Jun 25, 2019, 11:04 ET Property tax breaks for longtime homeowners grew rapidly last year

In Miami, Florida, someone who has owned a home for 13 years—the average duration in the city—paid about $2,800 in property taxes last year, roughly...


May 14, 2019, 10:38 ET New Study Evaluates Shared Equity Housing Program Performance, Nationwide Impact

Shared equity homeownership promotes sustainable wealth-building opportunities and lasting affordability for lower-income households, according to...


Oct 24, 2018, 13:17 ET Adriana Soto Joins Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Board

Adriana Soto, the former Vice Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Colombia, has joined the board of the Lincoln Institute of Land...


Oct 11, 2018, 10:02 ET Michael Whitfield of the Heart of the Rockies Initiative Wins the Kingsbury Browne Fellowship and Conservation Leadership Award

Michael Whitfield, a conservation leader who has built partnerships among landowners, civic leaders, government officials, and scientists to protect...


Sep 11, 2018, 11:43 ET Tax increment financing (TIF) produces uneven results for economic development and needs reform, new research shows

Communities need to reconsider their use of tax-increment financing, or TIF, a popular economic development tool that has often fallen short of its...


May 23, 2018, 11:39 ET Former Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr joins Lincoln Institute of Land Policy board

Kevyn Orr, a legal expert who oversaw the largest and most complicated municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history as emergency manager for the city of...


May 15, 2018, 10:30 ET Vacant properties plague struggling U.S. cities, according to new report

Despite a drop in numbers across much of the United States since the recession, vacant and abandoned properties continue to dog struggling...


Apr 17, 2018, 11:51 ET New homeowners face tax disadvantage in many U.S. states: report

In Los Angeles, a new owner of a median-valued home pays about $7,000 per year in property taxes – nearly double the $4,000 paid by someone who has...


Feb 07, 2018, 12:51 ET Lincoln Institute of Land Policy launches global campaign to promote land value capture

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is launching a global campaign to promote the adoption of land value capture, a policy approach by which...


Jan 18, 2018, 10:32 ET Report details how and why communities should allow monthly property tax payments

If all homeowners could pay their property taxes monthly rather than just once or twice per year, the fiscal health of local governments could...


Nov 08, 2017, 13:23 ET Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Launches Scenario Planning Consortium

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has launched the Consortium for Scenario Planning, an initiative to bring together urban planners, software...


Oct 28, 2017, 17:36 ET Will Rogers of Trust for Public Land wins Kingsbury Browne Fellowship and Conservation Leadership Award

Will Rogers, who as head of The Trust for Public Land has helped protect millions of acres of land and build the capacity of the land conservation...


Oct 25, 2017, 10:30 ET Making sense of place through data visualization

A new interactive database created by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and PolicyMap allows users to visualize a broad array of indicators –...


Oct 18, 2017, 09:31 ET Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to Partner with Champion Mayors for Inclusive Growth

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will join the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and mayors from across the globe this ...


Oct 17, 2017, 10:59 ET "Reinventing Development Regulations" Urges Zoning Reform

Every community across the land can and should revise their zoning -and subdivision regulations — a move that will build sustainability and...


Oct 13, 2017, 11:22 ET Lincoln Institute marks 10th anniversary of Center for Urban Development and Land Policy in Beijing

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy this weekend marks the 10th anniversary of the Peking University-Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development...


Oct 04, 2017, 15:03 ET Lincoln Institute releases largest national study of inclusionary housing

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy will unveil the largest study to date of inclusionary housing – the policy where developers reserve a portion of ...


Aug 29, 2017, 09:48 ET Report lays out strategies to revitalize smaller legacy cities

From Gary, Indiana, to Lowell, Massachusetts, smaller post-industrial cities are taking strategic steps to regenerate – with the chance to follow...


Jun 26, 2017, 14:08 ET Book provides first overview of property tax in Africa

Africa's rapid growth and urbanization will require stable local governments to deliver goods and services to billions of people, and the continent...


Jun 19, 2017, 12:27 ET After Great Disasters: An In-Depth Analysis of How Six Countries Managed Community Recovery

In the face of earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, and the extreme weather impacts of climate change, communities need to plan ahead for their...


May 31, 2017, 14:04 ET Michael Nutter, Scott Smith and Timothy Renjilian join Lincoln Institute of Land Policy board

Former Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter, former Mesa, Ariz. mayor and Phoenix-area transit chief Scott Smith and business and financial consultant...


May 18, 2017, 11:07 ET Lincoln Institute releases annual 50-state property tax report

For the 12th year in a row, New York City has a larger discrepancy in property tax rates for multi-family rental apartment buildings compared to...


May 02, 2017, 12:01 ET Lincoln Institute Launches Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy

The Lincoln Institute today announced the establishment of the Babbitt Center for Land and Water Policy, the centerpiece of a new initiative to...


Apr 26, 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...


Mar 09, 2017, 15:45 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...