Five White Papers for Affordable Homeownership Advocacy

This guest post comes from Chris Donnely, Director of Community Relations, of the Champlain Housing Trust (CHT). In this post, Chris pens the story about a series of five white papers CHT published this year to advocate for affordable homeownership in the state of Vermont.  Over the last year, several…

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Recap: Cornerstone Presents on Inclusionary Housing at Two CA Conferences

The Cornerstone Inclusionary team recently presented at two conferences in California. In October, we gave a serious talk with a lighthearted name at the Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California’s annual conference. “Units or Ducats” explored how cities should consider the policy trade-offs for on-site affordable housing requirements versus collecting…

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Call for Inclusionary Housing Consultants

Updated 12/18/14: New Deadline for Applicants. The Cornerstone Partnership is looking for consultants with expertise in inclusionary housing policy. If you are interested in working with Cornerstone on inclusionary housing related projects, please email a letter of interest, a writing sample, and your qualifications to Sasha Hauswald, Senior Program Officer…

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Cornerstone Partnership Hosts 2014 Fall Capacity Building Institute

This past month, we hosted 9 of our Cornerstone Homeownership Innovation Program (CHIP) Grantees for 3 days of sharings, trainings, and workshops in Oakland’s beautiful Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square. The CBI was packed with discussions and working groups on topics like the 2014 HomeKeeper Social Impact Report, an in-development…

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A Decade Plus of Work (And Counting): The Mueller Shared Equity Program

This is the third in a series of blog posts from Cornerstone Partnership’s CHIP grantees. They’ll be reflecting on their experiences seeking to implement best practices, build capacity and scale their long-term affordable homeownership programs. This post is brought to you by Kelly Weiss from Homebase based in Austin, Texas.  I have been involved…

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