The Land Policy Institute, in collaboration with the MIplaceTM Partnership Initiative, have released the most comprehensive guidebook on placemaking to date, drawing from the best works available.
The Mid-Michigan Program for Greater Sustainability, a three-year HUD-funded grant administered by the TCRPC with local partners, including the Land Policy Institute, released the “Building More Livable Communities: Corridor Design Portfolio" in 2014.
The LPI Planning & Zoning Center developed a new sign guidebook for use by local government officials.
The 2nd edition of Michigan Laws Relating to Economic Development and Housing includes the text of all Michigan laws relating to economic development and housing as of January 1, 2009.
The Michigan Planning Guidebook, prepared by the Planning & Zoning Center's Mark Wyckoff, is available for purchase.
The Michigan Zoning Guidebook 2nd Ed. is available for purchase, and describes the roles and responsibilities of all bodies under the Michigan Zoning Enabling Act, PA 110 of 2006, as amended by PA 12 of 2008.
Faculty in LPI and the School of Planning, Design and Construction completed a study on “Integrated Asset Management: Dealing with Neglected Infrastructure and Vacant Property in Legacy Cities.”
Over the last four years, the Kent County Land Bank Authority generated $42.9 million in estimated economic impact and 266 jobs in Kent County, according to an economic impact analysis by the LPI released on Apr. 25, 2017.
A report detailing analysis of state and regional services that currently, or could potentially, support Networks Northwest’s Framework for Our Future Regional Prosperity Initiative is now available from LPI.
The LPI, in partnership with the Ingham County Treasurer’s Office completed a study to objectively and empirically measure economic impacts of the Ingham County Tax Auction Sale activities.
The WalkUP Wake-Up Call: Michigan Metros looks at development in seven Michigan metropolitan areas: Detroit-Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland, Lansing, Jackson, Kalamazoo-Battle Creek, Saginaw-Bay City-Midland, and Flint.
A report detailing the seasonal population fluctuations in the northwestern counties of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula is available from LPI.
A summary report detailing the views and values of placemaking in Michigan, the Midwest and the Nation is available from LPI.
A full report detailing the views and values of placemaking in Michigan, the Midwest and the Nation is available from LPI.
The Ingham County Land Bank and the Land Policy Institute released the results of a study examining the economic impacts of the Land Bank in August 2013.
A full report detailing the values of, perceptions of and barriers to placemaking for Michigan communities is now available from LPI.
A summary report detailing the values of, perceptions of and barriers to placemaking for Michigan communities is now available from LPI.
The LPI released a national summary report in May 2009, titled Chasing the Past or Investing in Our Future: Placemaking for Prosperity in the New Economy.
The LPI released a national full report in May 2009, titled Chasing the Past or Investing in Our Future: Placemaking for Prosperity in the New Economy.
This study documents work by the Genesee County Land Bank to alleviate the burden of abandoned and tax-foreclosed properties in the City of Flint, MI.
The LPI released a Placemaking Assessment Tool that will continue to help communities develop quality places that are attractive and functional in Michigan.