At Lincoln House Blog - 10/2016

David Hartwell, an environmental leader who has helped mobilize billions of dollars for conservation projects across Minnesota, has been named the new Kingsbury Browne Fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and the winner of the Kingsbury Browne Conservation Leadership Award from the Land...Read more »
City leaders need to be able to compare their own finances with other cities to maintain municipal fiscal health, said Lourdes Germán, director of International and Institute-Wide Initiatives, at Meeting of the Minds in Richmond, California this week.Read more »
Land policy was at center stage at Habitat III in the high-altitude Ecuadorean capital of Quito all week, as the New Urban Agenda was formally adopted on the last day of the United Nations global cities summit.Read more »
Quito, Ecuador
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 active role the historic United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) from October 17-20 in Quito, Ecuador, where...Read more »
Apartment buildings in New York City
The White House is calling on cities and states to enact a series of reforms, from revising outdated zoning laws to requiring the inclusion of lower-cost homes in new residential development, to address the housing affordability crisis.Read more »
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