Community Development



Community Land Trusts: A Shared Equity Model

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Tue., October 26, 2010
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Richmond Office, Richmond, Va.



Targeted to affordable housing practitioners, financial institutions, foundations, and local and state policymakers, this forum will provide an overview of how shared equity models, and community land trusts in particular, can preserve long-term affordable homeownership and stabilize neighborhoods impacted by foreclosure.

Speakers will include:

Ryan Sherriff, from the Center for Housing Policy in Washington D.C., will open the forum with a review of the basics on establishing community land trusts.

John Davis, a partner with Burlington Associates in Community Development, and Emily Thaden, a shared equity development specialist with The Housing Fund, will describe how community land trust structures vary in different kinds of real estate markets.

Sue Henderson, associate general counsel for real estate and finance with Habitat International, will facilitate a working lunch discussion with three organizations operating community land trusts in Virginia, North Carolina and the District of Columbia. The discussion will focus on how they have helped provide affordable housing and neighborhood stabilization in their own communities.



Affordable housing practitioners, financial institutions, foundations, and local and state policymakers.




Community Land Trusts: Creating Homes That Last in a Boom and Bust Economy, John Davis, Burlington Associates in Community Development LLC

Community Land Trusts and Shared Equity Homeownership, Ryan Sherriff of Center for Housing Policy

Community Land Trust Model Diagram

Outperforming the Market: Making Sense of the Low Rates of Delinquencies & Foreclosures in Community Land Trusts, Emily Thaden, Doctoral Candidate at Vanderbilt University and Shared Equity Development Specialist at The Housing Fund



Deadline: October 18, 2010

Registration has closed. Thank you for your interest.

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