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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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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Saving Affordable Homes in the City of Novato

This is the second 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 an example of the work we’ve been doing to build our story-telling…

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Educate, Inspire, Motivate! Telling the Land Trust Story in Florida

On June 17th, Cornerstone Partnership sponsored Bright Community Trust’s second annual CLT Forum, an event that aimed to bring key stakeholders into the CLT movement. This blog post is reviews the success of the CLT Forum and takes a larger look at the CLT movement in the state of Florida. Bright Community…

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