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Topic - Landbanking

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Landbanking is a technique whereby a city, county, or nonprofit organization - in anticipation of future development - acquires vacant land, underutilized sites, or properties with the potential for reuse or rehabilitation. A local government may be able to buy land from other public agencies at a lower cost or before it comes on the market because state law gives local governments, as well as nonprofits, priority in purchasing surplus land.



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Land Bank Authorities: A Guide for the Creation and Operation of Local Land Banks (100%)
Frank S. Alexander
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
April 1, 2005
In the Face of Gentrification: Case Studies of Local Efforts to Mitigate Displacement (50%)
Diane Levy, Jennifer Comey, Sandra Padilla
Urban Institute
March 2006
To Be Strong Again: Renewing the Promise in Smaller Industrial Cities (44%)
Radhika Fox, Miriam Axel-Lute
PolicyLink
July 1, 2008
Policies for Affordable Housing in the District of Columbia: Lessons from Other Cities (42%)
G. Thomas Kingsley, Barika X. Williams
Urban Institute
November 11, 2007
Affordable Rental Housing in Healthy Communities: Rebuilding After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (37%)
Margery Austin Turner, Barika X Williams, Glenn Kates, Susan J. Popkin, Carol Rabenhorst
Urban Institute
May 1, 2007

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