Our free quarterly magazine draws on Lincoln Institute research to explore land-based solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems. Connecting the dots between our expertise and major global challenges, Land Lines shows why land policy matters.
Land Lines, January 2018
This issue looks at the evolution of manufactured homes as a robust, desirable source of permanently affordable housing; innovative infill development in Portland, Boulder, Cambridge, and other hot-market cities; and capital absorption workshops that are helping to ease affordable housing shortages in Denver, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
Land Lines, October 2017
This issue celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Peking University–Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy, with articles on GIS-Assisted Mass Appraisal in Shenzhen, Sponge Cities, Drones and Land Policy, Conserving Panda Habitat, and WeChat Pay.
Land Lines, July 2017
This issue looks at strategies for revitalizing America’s smaller legacy cities, GASB 77 and the cost of property tax incentives for business, the future of U.S. public school revenue from the property tax, and Making Sense of Place, a Lincoln Institute initiative that will explore our human ties to land.
Land Lines, April 2017
This issue looks at value capture; business tax incentives; what app data can do for city planners; the latest comprehensive plans in Denver, Seattle, and Boston, where climate resilience and equity top the urban agenda; and the Capital Absorption Framework for community investment, helping cities attract and deploy the land, money, and other resources they need to improve quality of life.