Work Sessions Begin to Define Common Ground for Stewardship Standards

Fall is harvest season, and for technical housing geeks, the crop is affordable homeownership programs. In September, more than forty practitioners gathered virtually to give input on draft quality standards and practices for the industry. Addressing topics from initial program design through post-purchase monitoring, six online work sessions sponsored by…

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Gathering Insights Through Online Working Sessions

Earlier this September, we launched our Stewardship Standards for Homeownership project with nearly 50 stakeholders participating in six, individual working sessions covering key program topics: program and business planning, affordable pricing, fair marketing and selection, resales, and monitoring, support, and enforcement. We held a week of fascinating discussions with a…

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Scaling Excellence through Standardization

Many of us in the affordable homeownership industry know the excitement that comes from finishing a construction project or helping a family close the deal on their first home. We celebrate these milestones because they remind us of the potential for improvement and transformation–both for the neighborhood and for the…

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