Tag: land banks
Abandoned and vacant properties seem like a quintessentially local problem. But state policies have a huge effect on how well municipalities can fight it.
Land banks and community land trusts (CLTs) are often perceived as one and the same. That doesn't reflect reality.
After 14 years at the Ford Foundation, George "Mac" McCarthy became the fifth president of the 41-year-old Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
Philadelphia is about to become the largest city in the country with a land bank. A land bank is a nonprofit or government agency whose...