This report details the findings of a statewide survey of local government agencies that have adopted inclusionary housing policies.
This guide is designed to assist CDCs in becoming educated consumers as they think about, plan and become partners in joint ventures with for-profit developers.
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This half day workshop was offered as part of a training series organized by the Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California for local housing activists working toward local inclusionary housing ordinances.
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.
I developed this series of day long and multi-day workshops to help community development corporations and local governments understand the unique challenges associated with neighborhood retail development.
This tool provides real world examples that support the idea that stabilizing a neighborhood commercial district can not only be achieved without fueling gentrification it may be a necessary step in preventing gentrification.
I created this interactive tutorial on the economics of permanently affordable housing after trying to explain these concepts to small groups with static PowerPoint slides.
The EastLake Main Street Strategy outlined overall goals of this effort, identified key stakeholders whose support would be essential and spelled out a 3-year workplan and budget. This plan led directly to multi-year funding commitments from four funders.
I coordinated a community planning process focused on the challenge of welfare to work. The process involved 35 social service agencies serving two Oakland neighborhoods. The collaboration secured over $2.5 million from 9 funding sources for a pilot program.