2013

2013

Urban Open Space: Donating Land or Looking at Privately Owned Open Spaces

April 22, 2013

We individuals can create urban open spaces by using some of the advantages in the tax laws to donate land to a qualified organization.

Neighbor Space Baltimore has aggregated the federal and state tax incentives (based on the state of Maryland’s taxing structure):  http://www.neighborspacebaltimorecounty.org/Tax%20Considerations%20in%20Conveying%20Land.pdf

San Francisco has catalogued its privately owned open spaces, and created a map for it:  http://sf.streetsblog.org/2009/01/20/unlocking-san-franciscos-privately-owned-public-open-spaces/

One of SF's privately owned open spaces

One of SF’s privately owned open spaces

 

 

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