TITLE

At the Tipping Point

AUTHOR(S)
Krohe Jr., James
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Planning;Mar2007, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on issues and topics related to tax increment financing (TIF) in the U.S. According to its advocates, TIF is the greatest thing to happen to cities since paved streets. The TIF scheme has made it possible for municipalities, counties, or designated development agencies to borrow against future property tax revenue to pay for the public improvements needed help generate those revenues. However experts warn, as anyone who has a credit card knows, the temptation to misuse it can be strong. INSET: Sprawl Engine?.
ACCESSION #
24245399

 

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