Public Officials and Staff
ULI is Committed to Responsible Public Policy
ULI empowers leaders in local governments, academics and nonprofit organizations to envision, build, and sustain successful 21st-century communities. As a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit research and education organization, ULI is uniquely positioned to offer land use advice that is based upon sound principles, best practices and sustainable land use policies.
Learn more about ULI Membership for Public Agencies
Questions? Contact Staff Liaison: Cheryl McOsker
Public Private Partnerships
ULI brings together leaders and land use professionals from all disciplines involved in every sector of real estate development— both public and private —to discuss current industry trends and facilitate decision-making and problem-solving at the local level. The relationships that are built around the table at ULI lead to improved efficiency and collaboration that benefits everyone!
ULI is a non-partisan research and education organization that does not engage in advocacy. By providing public officials with access to practical information, best practices, peer networks and other educational resources, ULI provides a trustworthy place where leaders come to explore creative ideas and innovative solutions.
ULI in Action:
- Technical Assistance Panels leverage the vast expertise of ULI Members to provide a diverse, comprehensive analysis of a specific land use or development challenge.
Education & Research
ULI collects, analyzes and publishes data that helps leaders anticipate emerging trends and issues and explore new approaches. ULI hosts a variety of programs and forums with elected officials to inform ULI members about leaders’ positions and policies impacting land use. Training and educational resources designed specifically for local public sector leaders are available through ULI.
ULI in Action:
- UrbanPlan Exchange for Public Leaders is a hands-on workshop, specifically designed for public officials, where participants learn about the fundamental forces that shape and affect the built environment.
- The Rose Center for Public Leadership in Land Use encourages and supports excellence in land use decision making by local governments. A program of the National League of Cities, in partnership with ULI, the Rose Center seeks to foster creative, efficient, practical, and sustainable land use policies by providing public officials with access to information, best practices, peer networks, and other resources.