What’s in a Name? Clarifying the Different Forms and Policy Objectives of 'Shared Equity' and 'Shared Appreciation' Homeownership Program

Publication Date: September 2009

Publisher: Center for Housing Policy (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Ryan Sherriff; Jefferey Lubell

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Type: Report


Ryan Sherriff is a research assocaite for the Center for Housing Policy. Jeffrey Lubell is the executive director of the Center for Housing Policy. This report seeks to clarify the overall characteristics of shared equity / shared appreciation homeownership programs, identify the distinguishing characteristics of the multiple programs, and show how the different programs fulfill somewhat distinct housing policy objectives.