This general purpose educational tool was designed to help community leaders understand the relative performance of different shared equity resale formulas. So much of what sets one model apart from the other is dependent on the assumptions you make about interest rates, home price inflation and income growth. This tool allows a side-by-side comparison [...]
Here is a recap of what we have been working on in 2018. Inclusionary Housing Policy We are working with local communities across the country to help design inclusionary housing policies that work economically and politically in what is becoming a very difficult environment for any affordable housing program. Earlier this year Honolulu adopted [...]
Permanent affordability and asset building might seem at first blush to be contradictory goals for a low-income homeownership program, but new research says in fact they can be achieved together.
Local governments are embracing community land trusts to promote and preserve affordable housing.