So much of the narrative around affordable housing development conjures up imagines of raising walls and giving the keys to hardworking new homeowners. And to be honest, this is a huge part. That homeowner is going to have their life changed, “getting a foot on the ladder” up out of poverty (to borrow an analogy from my Bike & Build teammate, Amy). It’s an incredible moment for the new homeowner and their family.
Let’s think long-term. Somewhere down the line, the homeowner might want to move or sell their home, just like any other homeowner. What’s the problem with that? Continue reading