February 2024 Legislative Update as LVT Gains Traction

February 2024 Legislative Update as LVT Gains Traction

During the short legislative session, we are preparing for the next full session in 2025 to advance our package of bills. Here’s a recap of our recent and current efforts:Governor’s Housing Production Advisory Council (HPAC): The Council’s recommendations for...
New Life in Old Cities

New Life in Old Cities

Georgist1 Policies and Population Growth in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago,Cleveland, Toledo, Detroit, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh, and Other Cities, 1890-1930Mason Gaffney, emended 10-22-062 In the period 1890 to 1930, the Georgist movement inspired a large number...
Could this obscure tax idea reshape American housing?

Could this obscure tax idea reshape American housing?

Over the last six months, an obscure housing policy idea has emerged as one of the most talked about proposals to revive Detroit, Michigan — an idea that could potentially spur development on the city’s vast amount of vacant property as well as lower the city’s...