Land Banks and Affordable Housing

Land Banks and Affordable Housing

It’s been said about New York City that real estate is its number one cash crop. As a native New Yorker I can attest to that. Affordable Housing is on the low end of the scale as market rate housing continues more and more to be the norm. Brad Lander as a...
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...
Could this obscure tax idea reshape American housing?

Major NY Times article on Georgism, LVT, and Detroit

with comment by Georgist Tom Gihring. UPDATE: Comments on the NY TImes article by the staff of the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation: https://schalkenbach.org/rsf-responds-to-the-new-york-times-article-titled-the-georgists-are-out-there-and-they-want-to-tax-your-land/ A...
Internal Colonialism, Land Maps and Land Value Taxation

Internal Colonialism, Land Maps and Land Value Taxation

Powerful Data and Information Tech to Secure Earth Rights for All Internal Colonialism, Land Maps and Land Value Taxation A functional democracy needs truth in order to fulfill the promises of a just and fair society. A fundamental truth necessary to understand how to...