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Stewardship for Lasting Affordability

This paper prepared for a national convening on Shared Equity Homeownership, outlines the key stewardship functions necessary for monitoring affordable ownership units and profiles strategies used in several communities.

By |2014-06-20T22:49:58+00:00November 7th, 2007|Homeownership, Inclusionary Housing|Comments Off on Stewardship for Lasting Affordability

Economic Development and Health Toolkit

This toolkit developed for the Public Health Institute's Land Use and Health Program is designed to provide an overview of Economic Development and Redevelopment issues for health advocates seeking new food stores in low income communities.

By |2015-09-16T04:47:39+00:00May 7th, 2007|Commercial Revitalization, Data, Health|Comments Off on Economic Development and Health Toolkit

Grocery Store Attraction Symposium

This one-day workshop/discussion brought together local government staff, community advocates, economic development practitioners, and others who are working to bring healthy food retailers to underserved, low-income, urban, or rural communities.

By |2015-09-16T04:47:46+00:00May 7th, 2007|Commercial Revitalization, Health|Comments Off on Grocery Store Attraction Symposium

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.

By |2014-06-20T22:50:45+00:00April 7th, 2007|Community Land Trusts, Homeownership, Inclusionary Housing|Comments Off on Preservation of Affordable Homeownership

Shared Equity/Transformative Wealth

This paper provides an analysis of several alternative strategies for sharing the equity growth that accompanies home price appreciation to balance the dual goals of individual asset accumulation and ongoing affordability to future home purchasers.

By |2014-05-06T22:14:29+00:00April 6th, 2007|Homeownership|Comments Off on Shared Equity/Transformative Wealth

Commercial Revitalization Planning Guide

This hands on guidebook is filled with detailed direction that will provide practitioners with a starting point for organizing comprehensive commercial district revitalization efforts.

By |2014-06-20T22:50:58+00:00November 6th, 2006|Commercial Revitalization, Strategy|Comments Off on Commercial Revitalization Planning Guide