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Mission over Method Article

The Network’s Emily Thaden has published an article in Shelterforce, “Mission Above Method.” The article provides a fresh perspective on a current topic of interest in the field of permanently affordable housing and shared equity homeownership. She posits that the community land trust and permanent affordable housing field should turn its attention away from debates over legal contracts towards discussions on the values and theories of change that undergird practitioners’ decisions about models, contractual mechanisms, and practice.

The article ends with a call from the Network for actors in the field to embrace learning from the diversity of perspectives and practices seen across the field.

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