Webinar – Contracting for Stewardship Services

Description Evidence is mounting that comprehensive stewardship services are needed for long-term affordable homeownership programs to be successful. Whether units are produced through inclusionary zoning, new construction, or acquisition/rehab, resource-constrained nonprofits and local jurisdictions are forming partnerships to support program administration and monitoring activities. If you’re thinking about offering stewardship…

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Webinar – Stewardship for Inclusionary Zoning

Description Creating affordable housing is just the beginning for inclusionary zoning programs. Once the homes are created, cities need to steward the units to ensure they stay affordable and available for future generations. In this webinar, you will learn about the key best practices for cities to follow and will…

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Webinar – Using Upzoning to Increase Affordability

Description Many cities have increased the height allowed in a neighborhood, only to see a rash of luxury new developments, not affordable to the workforce. A better alternative is to tie the upzoning to voluntary or mandatory affordable housing requirements. There is a logical reason to connect unzoning to more…

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Webinar – Responding to State Laws that Restrict Rental Inclusionary Zoning: How to Play Safely in a Mine Field

Description In recent years, courts in a number of states have thrown out inclusionary housing requirements (also known as inclusionary zoning) because they believed it conflicted with state rent control laws. In response, many cities have stopped enforcing their rental inclusionary zoning requirements. This is a significant concern because inclusionary…

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Info Session – HomeKeeper Orientation

Are you ready to take your program to the next level? Join us for our first HomeKeeper Orientation on November 17th (10am Pacific).  Find out what it takes to implement this web-based workflow management system, hear from current users, and get the information you need to help you decide whether…

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Webinar – Making the Case for Affordable Homeownership through Outreach & Education

Description The recent housing crisis has sent many families into foreclosure and a disproportionate number of those families have been low-income.  As a result, some communities are reevaluating whether or not homeownership still plays a critical role in community development despite its potential for homeowner wealth building and, if structured with long-term…

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Workshop – Stewarding Affordable Homes over the Long Term

Cornerstone Partnership will be collaborating with Charter Member the National Community Land Trust Network to present a workshop on Stewarding Affordable Homes over the Long Term during the Los Angeles NeighborWorks National Training Institute. When:  Tuesday, March 1st, from 4:30 to 6:00 PM Where:  The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, downtown Los Angeles (404 South Figueroa…

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Webinar – Using NSP to Preserve Affordability

Description Three rounds of Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) funding have been distributed by HUD to help communities recover from the mortgage crisis.  The NSP guidelines encourage communities to use the funds to preserve affordability to the maximum extent possible.  Hear how three programs are innovating to successfully apply their NSP…

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