Category Archives: Finance

Cheaper Together: How Neighbors Invest in Community

Cooperative financing and community land trusts keep rents affordable and homeownership within reach. There are multiple proven models for nonprofit ownership of rentals, from land trusts to community development corporations to direct government ownership. If the market is ripe for … Continue reading

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It’s time for a local banking system

We need banks that focus on the real economy, individuals and small business, not speculation and remote investments. But the truth is that banks are already not lending. They haven’t been for years. It’s time we looked at new ways … Continue reading

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