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"Property tax rates vary widely from city to city. But why?" Next City covers our new property tax report.
New report looks not just at the rankings, but the underlying causes of differences.
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“The time may be coming when transportation has a greater effect on real estate than interest rates ..." via +Urban Land Institute 
Real estate and transportation are increasingly becoming interconnected, Rob Speyer, president and chief executive of Tishman Speyer, told those attending the ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Shanghai.
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Armando Carbonell talks to WDET about bicycling in Detroit and the role of citizen advocacy in making cities more livable
Detroiter Donna Givens started commuting to work by bicycle last month. She rides from her East English Village home to her job as executive director at the Eastside Community Network about three miles away. Her route takes her down Mack Avenue, a street she's driven probably thousands of times.
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"The Takeaway: Rankings and numbers are generally meaningless without context. So ranking property tax rates and explaining the circumstances behind them gives policymakers something to contemplate when considering changes." We agree! via @Governing @LizFarmerTweets
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Coverage of our new report on property tax rates in 50 states
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Martim Smolka, director of our Latin America Program, speaks to Thomson Reuters Foundation about the importance of land tenure to improve safety and the quality of life in Rio de Janeiro's favelas
Young men are disproportionately impacted by violence in Rio, which has an average of 11 murders a day
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This story on rising seas, part of a series on how we can learn from the Dutch about dealing with flood risks, is relevant to our work on adaptation, resilience and strategic retreat.
The Dutch are the world’s experts at living with water. They’re helping vulnerable Norfolk, Va., tackle its sea-level rise problem head-on.
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PolitiFact poses an interesting question: What would it cost to "rebuild every inner city in America"?
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In the quest for permanently affordable housing, Community Land Trusts as shared equity housing play a critical role via @amprog Our work: http://www.lincolninst.edu/subcenters/community-land-trusts/
Community land trusts can help lower-income families safely bridge the gap between rental housing and traditional homeownership, with the potential to challenge the conventional housing market and enhance neighborhood stability.
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Land use today is all about reinvention
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How do property taxes in your community compare with the rest of the United States? The answer might surprise you, but don't forget to read the fine print. Our new report compares effective property tax rates across more than 100 U.S. cities, with new analysis of how communities raise revenue to pay for basic public services.
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 new analysis of how communities raise revenue to pay for basic public services.
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We're working with UN-Habitat and New York University to build the UN Sample of Cities, which will help monitor many aspects of urban life. The project will aid implementation of the New Urban Agenda, a framework for sustainable global urbanization set to be adopted at the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador in October.
9 June 2016 -- With the urban growth boom driving trends that will affect all aspects of sustainable development, the United Nations Human Settlements Progr
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The leading resource on the use, regulation, and taxation of land
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The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is the leading resource for key issues concerning the use, regulation, and taxation of land. Providing high-quality education and research, the Institute strives to improve public dialogue and decisions about land policy.