“Using Land to Restore Neighborhoods and Build Community” explores how community land trusts can be implemented to address a wide variety of needs and profiles four community land trust organizations that share how they evolved to better serve their communities.
This brief explores the lessons learned from one of the major forms of federal assistance provided to combat the national foreclosure crisis.
This brief provides an introduction to opportunity mapping and outlines its importance in developing more equitable policies.
This case study examines the partnership between Google Fiber and Austin’s Housing Authority and how they are working together to bring in-home connectivity to broadband Internet to public housing residents.
This case study looks at Eden Housing’s Cottonwood Place and ways the affordable senior development is incorporating in-home broadband access for residents.
The recommendations presented here draw on the expertise of the Connectivity Working Group, the policy briefs from NHC’s Center for Housing Policy, and advice from other stakeholders.
This policy working paper explores the policy and practical implications of lifecycle underwriting and opens up a debate about the trade-offs of financing properties for a 50-year viability period, rather than the more typical 15-year time frame.
The Lifecycle Cost Adjustment Methodology: An Exploration of the Baseline and Alternative Assumptions
This paper provides a detailed look at the methodology behind a new approach for estimating the costs of developing and maintaining affordable multifamily rental housing over the course of a property’s lifecycle.
Comparing the Costs of New Construction and Acquisition-Rehab In Affordable Multifamily Rental Housing
This research working paper uses the lifecycle cost methodology to compare the total cost of developing and maintaining multifamily affordable rental housing over a 50-year period using either acquisition-rehab or new construction.