Emily Thaden

Emily Thaden
Emily Thaden, Ph.D. is the director of National Policy & Sector Strategy at Grounded Solutions Network, a national nonprofit membership organization consisting of community land trusts, inclusionary housing programs, and nonprofits that support housing with lasting affordability.
Row of trailer homes with mountains in the background.

Duty to Serve: A Boon for Shared Equity Homeownership

Shared equity homeownership programs just had a big win: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac committed in their Underserved Markets Plans to increase access to mortgages for shared equity homebuyers over the next three years.

Mission Above Method

Shelterforce is graciously allowing me to weigh in on a current topic of debate within the field of “shared equity homeownership” or “permanently affordable...

Stewardship Works

Community land trusts succeed in curing delinquencies and preventing foreclosures, and the numbers show it.