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Brookings: Retail Trade as a Path to Neighborhood Revitalization

Does retail development lead to residential change or the other way around? In this chapter we evaluate data on changing neighborhoods which suggests that retail revitalization can actually help prevent gentrification.

By | 2014-06-20T22:48:56+00:00 March 6th, 2010|Commercial Revitalization, Strategy|Comments Off on Brookings: Retail Trade as a Path to Neighborhood Revitalization

The Asset Building Potential of Shared Equity Homeownership

Can lower income families build wealth in resale price restricted homes? This paper presents surprising findings from data collected by one mature program.

By | 2014-06-20T22:48:43+00:00 January 6th, 2010|Homeownership, Inclusionary Housing|Comments Off on The Asset Building Potential of Shared Equity Homeownership

The City-CLT partnership

Based on interviews with dozens of practitioners from around the country, this guidebook is intended to help local government policymakers to develop stronger partnerships with local Community Land Trusts to develop and monitor permanently affordable homeownership units.

By | 2015-09-16T04:44:00+00:00 June 7th, 2008|Community Land Trusts, Homeownership, Inclusionary Housing|Comments Off on The City-CLT partnership

Asset Building and Affordable Homeownership

This 15 minute video presentation looks more closely at local affordable homeownership programs from the point of view of asset building. Can affordable ownership programs be seen as asset building strategies? How do they compare with traditional ownership?

By | 2014-06-20T22:49:45+00:00 May 7th, 2008|Community Land Trusts, Homeownership, Inclusionary Housing|Comments Off on Asset Building and Affordable Homeownership

Best Practices in Inclusionary Housing

This paper outlines some of the challenges of ongoing administration of Inclusionary housing programs and highlights the policies, procedures and systems that successful programs have been using to address these challenges.

By | 2014-06-20T22:49:53+00:00 May 6th, 2008|Homeownership, Inclusionary Housing|Comments Off on Best Practices in Inclusionary Housing