Truths and Fallacies Surrounding the Mortgage Interest Deduction: A Case Study of San Diego County

submitted by: jevans1357
The mortgage interest deduction (MID) represents the federal government’s largest housing subsidy. The MID is surrounded by significant debate regarding its equality and effectiveness. Opponents of the policy argue that it favors the rich, while supporters see it as a vital housing stimulus. The focus of this project is to provide a case study to use as complimentary evidence to the current literature, which is largely conceptual and policy based. To do this, the project is rooted in...

Mid Coast-Corridor Project SANDAG’s Light Rail Project Lacking Efficiency

submitted by: Ben1234
This study focuses on the most efficient placement of light rail systems in San Diego. The objective of the study is to provide insight into the relationship between transit participation and dense urban areas, elaborate on both the positive and negative features of light rail transit development, and to objectively critique the Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project. The project utilized a comparative case study process, GIS, and statistical research. The case study shows the relationship...