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 [...]
This presentation for approximately 500 Mayors and Council Members from cities and towns throughout California focused on defining the purpose of affordable homeownership and balancing competing goals for local homeownership programs.
Local governments are embracing community land trusts to promote and preserve affordable housing.
This paper examines the range of different policy options that communities have adopted to reduce the cost of homeownership, with a particular focus on the effectiveness of each option in preserving affordable homeownership opportunities over time.
Written for local elected officials and housing program administrators, this chapter explains how Community Land Trusts operate and places them within a continuum of other policy alternatives.
This paper identifies an emerging structural logic of the financial system under which investment decisions are made by a network that relies on previous transactions as the main source for information about credit quality.