Webinar – Balancing Affordability and Asset Building in Homeownership Programs

Description Two of the prime goals of shared equity homeownership programs are to provide long-term affordability and asset building opportunities to lower income families. Ideally, these programs aim to balance these two seemingly contradictory goals. A recent report by The Urban Institute provides information on seven shared equity homeownership programs…

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Webinar – Strategies for Finding Homebuyers in Today’s Challenging Market

Description With housing affordability at an all time high, ever-more tightening credit standards and a general lack of market confidence, finding enough qualified and willing buyers for affordable homes can be especially difficult.  As practitioners face extended marketing timelines, disappearing wait-lists and discouraged sellers, many are finding ways to be more…

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Webinar – Building Stewardship into your Affordable Homeownership Program

    Description Please join us for a webinar discussing the importance of ongoing stewardship and how different programs approach stewardship from different perspectives. Stewardship is a broad term with many aspects, all with the underlying goal of ensuring that homes remain affordable and homeowners are successful over the long term.  Stewardship functions…

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Webinar – Balancing Affordability and Opportunity: the Urban Institute discusses their evaluation of homeownership programs with long-term affordability controls

Description Cornerstone Partnership commissioned the Urban Institute to conduct an evaluation of homeownership programs with long-term affordability controls.  Find out how seven programs across the country provide benefits to their communities by preserving the affordability of their homes. Speakers Rick Jacobus, Cornerstone Partnership Ken Temkin, Temkin Associates Brett Theodos, Urban…

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Conference – National CLT Network Conference

The National CLT Conference is the largest gathering of Community Land Trusts (CLTs) in the country and offers an opportunity to learn and share experiences for CLT practitioners, board members, residents, partners and others interested in learning more about the CLT model.   This year’s conference provides a wide range of…

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Conference – National Inclusionary Housing Conference

The 2010 National Inclusionary Housing Conference will be held November 3-5, 2010 at the Loew’s L’Enfant Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC. The Conference serves as an educational and policy analysis forum for practitioners of inclusionary housing, representatives of localities that are considering the adoption of inclusionary programs, developers of inclusionary…

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Webinar – Preserving Affordable Homeownership in the NSP Program

Description Learn how communities are using Deed Restrictions, Community Land Trusts, Shared Appreciation Loans, and Lease-to-Purchase Programs to preserve long-term affordability of NSP funded homes. The mortgage crisis has led to an abundance of vacant foreclosed homes across the country, negatively impacting communities’ property values and quality of life, and…

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Webinar – San Mateo County Assessment of High Impact Practices

Description Find out how the Cornerstone Partnership’s assessment of 14 of San Mateo County’s affordable homeownership programs uncovered 12 high-impact practices that are necessary in order for programs to adequately protect the public investment and protect homebuyers. Speakers Josh Abrams, Principal, Community Planning Collaborative Duane Bay,San Mateo County, Director, Department…

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Workshop – Preserving Affordable Homeownership

Strategies for Hot and Cold Markets Washington, DC Community land trusts, limited equity cooperatives, deed-restricted, owner-occupied houses and condominiums, are among the affordable homeownership models in which the rights, responsibilities, risks, and rewards of homeownership are shared between the individuals who own and occupy this housing and an organizational entity…

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