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This blog post was co-authored by Sasha Hauswald and Michael Rawson, Director of the Public Interest Law Project, and written into an interview-style format. On Monday, June 15, the California Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision on the “San Jose Case.” In a landmark opinion, the court affirmed that Inclusionary Housing…Read More
Over a year ago, I wrote about an exciting opportunity that Cornerstone Partnership and the National Community Land Trust Network (the Network) were exploring for a strategic partnership to increase our organizations’ impact and sustainability. Since last October, we have been engaged in formal discussions around consolidating our efforts into…Read More
We’re updating our roster to identify additional Technical Assistance consultants to support our Cornerstone Homeownership Innovation Program (CHIP) grantees during 2015-2016. We’re seeking consultants with experience running long-term affordable homeownership programs, developing communications, marketing or outreach strategies for such programs, or working with cities that contract for stewardship services. If…Read More
Prior to joining Cornerstone Partnership, I associated the word “stewardship” with trees—expensive trees. I had been working as an affordable housing project manager, and my building specs often included the use of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified wood. Thus, it was only natural that the term conjured up images of eco-friendly…Read More
It is human nature to look hopefully towards the future. Famously and enduringly expressed by Annie belting out “Tomorrow” in musical theatre everywhere is the belief that the future will be better than the past. Unfortunately, when it comes to achieving home ownership, that optimism is getting harder to maintain.…Read More