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Ann Hollingshead is a recent graduate of the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. While at the Goldman School, she wrote her master’s thesis entitled, When and How Cities Should Implement Inclusionary Housing Policies?, with support and funding from the Cornerstone Partnership. Berkeley’s Goldman School…Read More
We’re excited to learn that starting August 15th, lenders will be able to use Fannie Mae’s automated underwriting system, Desktop Underwriter ®, on loans made to homebuyers using ground leases or deed-restricted covenants that stipulate resale restrictions. If you administer a community land trust or a program that sells homes…Read More
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