Governments & SSE

A Boon for Shared Equity Homeownership

Shared equity homeownership programs just had a big win: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (“the Enterprises”) committed in their Underserved Markets Plans to increase access to mortgages for shared equity homebuyers over the next three years. via Shelterforce by Emily Thaden These Underserved Markets Plans (UMPs) were just approved at the end of 2017, and are a part of the implementation of the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) Duty to Serve program. The intent behind the new program is to bring liquidity [...]

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The call for proposals for GSEF 2018 is open until February 28th

via RIPESS The call for proposals for the 4th edition of the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) is open until February 28th, 2018. RIPESS, as a close partner of GSEF, warmly encourage you to participate. The Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) is an international network that brings together regional and local governments, Social Economy agents, civil society, universities and social organizations committed to supporting the development of the Social Economy (SE). The Forum, held this year in Bilbao, Spain, in 1-3 October 2018, is therefore an [...]

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Peru Inclusion Minister Met France’s Delegate for Social and Solidarity Economy

via Andina: from Peru to the World,  Paris (France), June 9, 2017 Peru’s Development and Social Inclusion Minister Cayetana Aljovin held a working meeting with Odile Kirchner, Delegate for Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) of France. Held at the Economy Ministry headquarters in Paris, the gathering featured government officials involved in the implementation of social and solidarity economy interventions, as well as an Agence Française de Développement (French Development Agency, AFD) representative. The event addressed different themes, including French experience in inter-sectoral [...]

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