Cornerstone Partnership and National Community Land Trust Network Moving Toward Integration

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…

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Call for Technical Assistance Constultants

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…

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Seattle Shifts its Affordable Housing Policy

© 2015 by the American Planning Association. Reprinted by permission of Planning magazine. In 2013, when the Seattle city council considered rezoning the South Lake Union neighborhood to allow high-rise development, it faced a dilemma. The city’s incentive zoning policy required developers to help meet the local need for affordable…

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Cornerstone’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2014

Happy Holidays from Cornerstone Partnership! As an end-of-the-year special, we gathered the top 10 blog posts from this past year so you can remember the themes, ideas, and stories of 2014! Happy reading!     A Look at the Data: Greater Social Impact Through Long-Term Affordable Homeownership by Thane Maxwell,…

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