October 25, 2010

Balancing Affordability and Opportunity: An Evaluation of Affordable Homeownership Programs With Long-Term Affordability Controls

David Price;Kenneth Temkin;Brett Theodos

Urban Institute

Examines seven shared equity programs that allow low-income families to purchase homes at below-market prices with resale restrictions and their outcomes in terms of preserving affordability, personal wealth creation, security of tenure, and mobility.

Geographic Focus North America / United States (Midwestern) / Minnesota
North America / United States (Northeastern) / Vermont
North America / United States (Southern) / Georgia
North America / United States (Western) / California
North America / United States (Western) / California / San Francisco County / San Francisco
North America / United States (Western) / Colorado
North America / United States (Northwestern) / Washington

Issues Community and Economic Development
Housing and Homelessness

Funders Surdna Foundation
Ford Foundation