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Balancing Asset-Building Opportunities with the Ability to Preserve Affordability in a Homeownership Program

There are many different goals that affordable homeownership programs may seek to achieve. Among them, there are several common goals that are often linked to balancing individual opportunities to build assets with community goals of ensuring long-term affordability and preserving the opportunities and assets that public investment helped to create. This report aims to provide communities and advocates with a general overview of three major approaches to long-term affordable homeownership, and how each functions under different market conditions and serves a community’s asset-building and affordability goals.

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