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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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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Offering Stewardship Services for Hire? Tips You Should Know

This past spring, the Cornerstone Partnership’s CHIP Grantees convened to share ideas, challenges and advice about their experiences in providing stewardship services by contract to municipalities, developers and other organizations. Grantees offered a variety of services with activities ranging from pre-development and construction to post-purchase monitoring and enforcement.[i] The way…

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