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California Rural Infrastructure Finance Guidebook
CALED knows from its work supporting economic development throughout California that infrastructure financing is a challenge for many rural communities. CALED collaborated with CDFA to develop this guidebook to meet the need for a resource to help...
Effectiveness of TIF in Austin, TXMembers only Login
The City’s use of tax increment financing in four TIF districts has resulted in positive benefits, including increased tax revenues, redevelopment of disused property, removal of land from a floodplain, and development of more housing. The City...
CDFA TIF State-By-State Report 2015
The CDFA 2015 TIF State-By-State Report is a detailed review of the current state statutes and related regulations governing the use of tax increment financing tools throughout the country. This information has been collected by CDFA with the help...
The Catalytic FundMembers only Login
Jeanne Schroer from The Catalytic Fund discusses the thorough and varied process of financing the development and redevelopment of Northern Kentucky's urban areas.
CDFA Leveraged Development Finance ToolsMembers only Login
Jim Parsons of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Roger Peterman of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, and Tom Howard of Commonwealth Economics present Kentucky's most leveraged development finance tools including tax increment financing and revenue bonds.
The Use of TIF in NebraskaMembers only Login
The Platte Institute for Economic Research released this policy study on the use of TIF in Nebraska. The study covers general concepts, trends, cases studies from various size cities, economic analysis, and recommendations.
Why TIF Stalled in North CarolinaMembers only Login
This paper from the North Carolina Law Review covers the history of TIF in NC and nationally. It also looks at three authorized TIF projects to date in North Carolina as well as takeaway lessons from each. The final part provides a survey of...
Improving TIF Transparency and AccountabilityMembers only Login
This proposal from David S. Bieri Ph.D and Carla Maria Kayanan (University of Michigan) seeks to contribute to the current policy discussion on TIF reform by developing the blueprint for a comprehensive, state-level database on the scale, scope and...
TIF in IndianaMembers only Login
Karl Marschel with Bryan Cave shares his experience with Indiana's TIF law and standard practice, including necessary steps to enacting a TIF, what can be funded, and other considerations.
Missouri TIF ProgramsMembers only Login
John Brancaglione with PGAV discusses the use of TIF in Missouri: its duration, revenue sources, and other statutes which affect its use as an economic development tool.