WEBINAR: Can Lease Purchase Save Us?
JANUARY 11, 2012 - 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET
NOTE THE NEW DATE AND TIME!
Sponsored by NeighborWorks America and the National Housing Institute/Shelterforce
As developers struggle to find buyers for rehabbed affordable homes, many are looking to a lease-purchase model to expand the pool of potential owners. But lease-purchase is far more complicated than just an end-run around the credit crunch.
Join Shelterforce editor Miriam Axel-Lute for an informative discussion among the subjects of her groundbreaking article “Can Lease Purchase Save Us?” published earlier this year. Speakers will address a variety of issues that are critical in planning a successful lease-purchase program:
- Short-term vs. long-term conversion: what is the primary goal of your lease-purchase program? Is it to turn the property over to a homeowner as quickly as possible or to get the property occupied quickly to avoid vandalism and further deterioration of the neighborhood?
- Property management issues: what are the challenges and strategies to address what is unique about scattered site property management for occupants in transition from rental to ownership?
- Buyer development issues: how can you make sure that your lease-purchasers are on a steady path to ownership?
To view the materials and listen to the recorded webinar click here.
Can Lease Purchase Save Us.pdf (546.2 KB)