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Recent News

New Report Makes the Case for Lasting Affordability

Grounded Solutions Network is proud to have partnered with Habitat for Humanity International to help produce Habitat’s 2017 Shelter Report on a topic near to our hearts. Titled “Affordable for Good: Building Inclusive Communities through Homes that Last,” this report makes a compelling argument for creating homes that stay permanently affordable to benefit generation after generation...
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Scaling the Field with the Help of Freddie Mac

Grounded Solutions Network is pleased to announce an expanded partnership with Freddie Mac, which recently made a meaningful investment into our research and development efforts to explore the feasibility of a fund that may help scale shared equity homeownership opportunities. As a Government-sponsored enterprise, Freddie Mac was chartered by Congress in 1970 with a public...
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2017 Quarterly National Policy Update (Q1)

This marks the first of a quarterly update that Grounded Solutions Network plan’s to provide on relevant national policy activity in 2017. You can view our 2017-2020 Policy Agenda here. We know that our members and allies are tremendously busy doing incredibly important work. It is hard to find the time to sift through all of...
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Accepting Applications to the Resident Ambassador Program

Grounded Solutions Network is currently accepting applications to the Resident Ambassador Initiative for residents/leaseholders of our member organizations. Through the Resident Ambassador Initiative, Grounded Solutions Network will amplify the voices of our members and their residents in order to move policies on a national level. We will accomplish this by engaging Ambassadors in skill development...
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Announcement: Board Candidates & Annual Meeting

Dear Members, We have two important announcements to share with you. First, Grounded Solutions Network’s Nominations Committee is pleased to put forth the slate of candidates for the two Community of Practice Representative seats that are up for election this year. The candidates represent 1) the Community Land Trust and 2) the Inclusionary Housing Communities...
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New Manufactured Housing Resources

In many cities, manufactured housing communities (also referred to as mobile home parks) are one of the only sources of affordable market-rate housing available to lower-income households. As such, they play a critical role in preserving economic and racial diversity within our cities and towns. However, these communities are increasingly at risk of being lost...
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