Hemet considers new ways to boost housing

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 By MICHAEL PERRAULT The Press-Enterprise Hemet officials may have a new tool next month to create affordable housing: a community land trust. Community land trusts are nonprofit, community-based housing organizations that acquire land through purchases or donations and hold it in perpetuity, said Rick Jacobus, an Oakland-based consultant hired to look [...]

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Preservation of Affordable Homeownership

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.