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What does DIF stand for?

DIF stands for Development Impact Fee (public finance)

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The company offers clients customized services including, but not limited to, land secured public financing districts, school district, reimbursement and credit, fiscal impact, service districts, municipal district services, development impact fee, redevelopment district, affordable housing financing, other public financing, compliance, entitlement analysis, cash flow feasibility analysis, disclosure services, engineering services, project management services, capital markets services, and property tax appeals.
More than half of the transit agencies from which GAO collected data (32 of 55) reported that joint development--in which a transit agency and a private entity partner to create development at a transit station--has been used as a source of funding for transit, while about a third (19 of 55) reported that special assessment districts, tax increment financing, and development impact fees have been used.
His doctoral research was on the economic incidence of development impact fees, an area in which he is still active.
The case centered on the legality of a system formulated by the Metropolitan Wastewater Management Commission and approved by the cities to increase development impact fees.
State and local governments could consider several policy directions that would increase the role played by user charges, including the following: * Increase the motor fuel tax * Assess development impact fees * Implement tolls more aggressively * Develop an entirely new approach based on vehicle miles traveled In future years, policymakers will need to evaluate options such as these for characteristics including: fair distribution of cost burdens, ability to provide a long-term stable source of revenue, and capacity to support other social and economic initiatives that local governments may wish to pursue.