National Association of Realtors: On Common Ground

Shared equity home ownership addresses affordable housing needs

By Judy Newman

Shared equity housing is a vision that is neither impractical nor remote.

winter2008_cover_smThis article comes from the Winter 2008 issue of On Common Ground, a publication of the National Association of Realtors focused on smart growth issues.   The article describes “a growing trend toward shared equity housing, a trend that, in the past few years, has taken on the momentum of a bullet train.”  The article profiles several shared equity homeownership projects including the Beecher Cooperative in Washington DC and Southern Lights a ” a deed restricted housing project initiated by the Boulder Area REALTOR® Association.”

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