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.
League of California Cities Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum [...]
This report provides an overview of the process that community activists have used to attract new fresh food retailers into disinvested urban communities.
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.
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.
Local governments are embracing community land trusts to promote and preserve affordable housing.
This general purpose educational tool was designed to help community leaders understand the relative performance of different limited equity resale formulas.
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.
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.
This hands on guidebook is filled with detailed direction that will provide practitioners with a starting point for organizing comprehensive commercial district revitalization efforts.