TIFs and Other Incentives: Welfare for Rich Developers?

Do you get lost in all the mumbo jumbo of incentives for developers and wonder what they cost taxpayers, local government, school districts and even the public library? This week on the Heartland Labor Forum we’ll explain the basics of TIFS and Star Bonds and other ways we subsidize builders to get new jobs or housing with Greg Leroy of Good Jobs First and Kathleen Pointer from the KCMO public schools. Should we be demanding more public input, more performance requirements, or should we have such subsidies at all? Also Washington Window with Mark Gruenberg.

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