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Search Results: Building Community Support & Buy-In
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Tax Increment Financing: Making the Best Deal for Your CommunityMembers only Login
Daniel Lindstrom and Karl Frantz present on TIF and making the best deal for your community at the Wisconsin American Planning Association Annual Conference
CDFA & ICSC Tax Increment Financing Video Series: Tax Increment Financing in the Community
Tax Increment Financing (TIF) benefits municipalities by providing up-front financing for developments that would not otherwise occur without receiving this form of assistance. The standard is called the “but for” test. The third video in this...
The Impact of Tax Increment Financing on Illinois CommunitiesMembers only Login
One of the most popular topics at the Illinois Financing Roundtable is how tax increment financing is used to finance projects across the state. We'll feature that topic again this year, but with a twist. Maureen Barry of Ehlers Inc. explores the...
Combining TIF with Special AssessmentsMembers only Login
John Brancaglione from PGAV Planners explains how St. Louis combined tax increment finance with special assessment. The finance was used to build a levee and prevent flooding in the district.
Strategic Visioning for Community and Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
The National Association of Counties released this short document to highlight keys to engaging stakeholders in community and economic development strategies and projects.
Understanding Tax Increment Finance - NLC Conference 2014
Toby Rittner with CDFA breaks down tax increment financing (TIF), the process of creating TIF districts, special assessments and districts, the tool's ability to catalyze investment, best practices when implementing TIF, and much more.
City of Newton as Small Town Residential DeveloperMembers only Login
Mike Weber with PGAV Planners shares the experience of a small town utilizing TIF to make downtown renovations, senior living, residential and more. Weber explains how the city served as a general contractor, where profit was not essential, which...
Can Dedicated Millages and TIF Coexist in Michigan?Members only Login
In this publication of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan examines the relationship between dedicated property tax rates and tax increment financing.
The "but for" Test
Wisconsin Department of Revenue outlines the standard for the "but for" test as it relates to TIF.
CDFA Tax Increment Finance Resource Center
The CDFA Tax Increment Finance Resource Center is a one-stop hub for all of the resources, reports, headlines, and projects that CDFA collects and publishes related to tax increment finance (TIF). Find links to resource tags, market reports,...
TIF: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
This article by Kevin Hoctor of the British Chambers of Commerce appeared on the UK's Public Service website. Hoctor provides a review of TIF problems in the U.S. and argues that a TIF-like program could benefit the UK, so long as the program is...
Tax Increment Finance: Building Community PartnershipsMembers only Login
Toby Rittner addresses the process for building community buy-in for TIF projects, focusing on due diligence, transparency and accountability in this presentation.
Building Community Partnerships for TIF ProjectsMembers only Login
Steve Freidman discusses three different approaches to building community support for the use of TIF in this presentation.
Building Community PartnershipsMembers only Login
This presentation by CDFA President & CEO Toby Rittner examines the importance of community buy-in in the TIF process.
Advanced Tax Increment Finance Reference Guide
The Advanced Tax Increment Finance Reference Guide is the latest offering of CDFA’s nationally acclaimed Development Finance Training Institute in partnership with the Council’s Tax Increment Finance Coalition. The Advanced TIF Guide builds upon...
Establishing Community Buy-In
Bill Calderon discusses how communities can build support for projects that use tax increment finance. The presentation talks about how to identify stakeholders, develop an outreach strategy and communicate the message.
The Most Overlooked TIF Element: Addressing Buy-In and Public Policy
Amanda Rhein with the Atlanta Development Authority (ADA) discusses ADA's policy towards using TIF and how it works to achieve community support for projects it decides to help finance.
Addressing Buy In and Public Policy
David Hawes, senior partner with Hawes Hill Calderon LLP discusses the principles behind building community support for TIF projects.
Tax Increment Finance Best Practices Reference Guide
The Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc., and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) have collaborated with teams of Tax Increment Finance (TIF) experts from across the country to develop the...
Addressing Buy-in and Public Policy
Cheryl Strickland of the Atlanta Development Authority presents about the TIF community buy-in process. The presentation address how establishing buy-in can establish community goals and how this process has worked in the city of Atlanta. The...
Community Buy-In
Jim Russell of Pizzuti Solutions discusses best practice principles for achieving community buy-in for development projects. This presentation presents aspects of the community buy-in process from the developers prospective.
Building Community Partnerships
Toby Rittner, CDFA's Executive Director, discusses guiding principles for success to consider when implementing a TIF project. The presentation outlines some best practice approaches as well as several case study examples.
Establishing Community Buy-In
Bill Calderon of Hawes Hill Calderon LLP discusses key elements communities should consider when using building community support for a TIF project. He identifies three main key elements required for success including, identifying stakeholders,...
Building Community Partnerships for Tax Increment Finance Projects
Toby Rittner discusses key principals for building community support for tax increment finance projects. The presentation discusses basic elements as well as examples of communities that have been successful.
Building Community Partnership
Toby Rittner, CDFA's Executive Director presents about the importance of getting community buy-in for TIF projects as well as presents some case study examples of both large and small communities.
Building Community Partnerships When Using TIF
As a tool designed to facilitate physical and economic community improvements, RAD financing requires input from the community itself. This presentation explains how to engage and incorporate input from citizens, business owners, school districts...
Tax Increment Finance: Establishing Community Buy-InMembers only Login
Detailed presentation from Cheryl Strickland from the Atlanta Development Authority on establishing community buy-in for TIF projects as presented at the CDFA Annual Summit.
Tax Increment Finance: Establishing Community Buy-InMembers only Login
Short presentation from Bill Calderon from HawesHillCalderon LLP about establishing community buy-in for TIF projects as presented at the CDFA Annual Summit.
Tax Increment Financing - Can You? Should You? (Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLC)
This paper reviews the fundamental processes behind tax increment financing and provides criteria for decision-making using this tool. Includes case studies for low and moderate income housing in New Orleans, a mall in Cincinnati, and public...
Community Engagement Toolkit -- Tax Increment Financing
The Atlanta Development Authority's Community Engagement Toolkit for a major tax allocation district (TAD) project requiring extensive community outreach and participation.
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