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At the Intersection of Decentralizations: Privately Funded Courts

Business improvement districts (BIDs) have proliferated as a means of increasing property value in city commercial areas. Property owners in the district opt in to an assessment that provides funds for improved maintenance, beautification, capital improvements, community events, and enhanced security. BIDs allow willing property owners in cash-strapped cities to pursue development goals without increasing […]

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