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Best Practices for Inclusionary Housing Feasibility Studies

Best Practices for Inclusionary Housing Feasibility Studies outlines the reasons municipalities should complete a feasibility study, the key components of a typical feasibility study, and Cornerstone’s best practices for designing and preparing inclusionary housing feasibility studies. When considering whether to adopt or revise an inclusionary housing policy, local government agencies…

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Best Practices in Geographic Scoping and Tiering of Inclusionary Housing Policies

Geographic Scope and Tiering of Inclusionary Housing Policies highlights lessons learned from U.S. cities that have implemented effective, flexible inclusionary housing policies. Cities across the United States face challenges when crafting effective inclusionary housing policies. Many U.S. cities, especially geographically large cities, have a diverse range of neighborhoods with very…

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Potential Dedicated Revenue Sources to Support Affordable Housing Production

Potential Dedicated Revenue Sources to Support Affordable Housing Production summarizes a variety of potential dedicated revenue sources to support affordable housing development, including taxes and fees, voter-approved bonds, debt and equity funds, and special purpose revenue districts. For each type, the matrix describes how the revenue source works, how it…

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Inclusionary Housing Program Design Worksheet

Inclusionary Housing Program Design Worksheet provides tools to municipalities to design the basic structure of an inclusionary housing program. The worksheet helps municipalities define need, outline a basic program structure, plan policy choices, describe incentives, and decide compliance alternatives.

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Best Practices in Inclusionary Housing Policy Design

Best Practices in Inclusionary Housing Policy Design describes the basic elements of an inclusionary housing policy and the reasons a city might adopt one. It also discusses the tradeoffs involved in a variety of the key choices around these policies, such as voluntary versus mandatory policies, project threshold sizes, income…

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The Pros and Cons of Establishing an In-Lieu Fee

The Pros and Cons of Establishing an In-Lieu Fee describes some of the trade-offs a jurisdiction should consider when deciding whether to include an in-lieu fee in its inclusionary housing policy. For those cities that may want to adopt a fee, the presentation describes some of the ways a municipality…

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Best Practices for Setting Homeowners Association Dues

Best Practices for Setting Homeowners Association Dues lists best practices that form a menu from which to create a successful HOA policy. The added cost and unpredictability of Homeowners Association (HOA) dues can affect the success of inclusionary housing policies.  Many inclusionary housing programs encounter the problem of rising HOA…

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