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Building size matters

If you’re trying to figure out how to make housing more affordable, it should be fairly obvious that it’s probably a good idea to actually understand the costs associated with building new housing. That is, more or less, the title of this recent series by… Read More

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How U.S. cities make money

The below figure shows the taxing authority of US cities by state. In some cases there‚Äôs a city or two with additional taxing authority. New York City, for instance, has been authorized by the state to levy property, sales, and income taxes, whereas other cities… Read More