Evaluation, Planning, and Program Design
Listed here is a representative sample of clients who have looked to Burlington Associates for assistance in:
◦ Evaluating the performance of public policies and public programs that
provide funding for affordable housing or require inclusion of affordable
housing as a condition of municipal approval;
◦ Assessing the policies, procedures, and performance of nonprofit
organizations charged with responsibility for the long-term stewardship of
resale-restricted, owner-occupied housing; or
◦ Preparing strategic plans and business plans.
City of Denver (Denver, CO)
Critical evaluation of the legislative requirements and administrative procedures for regulating the eligibility, occupancy, and affordability of moderately-priced dwelling units created through Denver’s Inclusionary Housing Ordinance.
MacArthur Foundation & City of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
Research and report on “options and issues” involved in sponsoring, organizing, and operating a citywide community land trust.
Minnesota CLT Coalition (Minnesota)
Assistance to help a statewide coalition of existing and developing CLTs to identify, implement and promote “best practices.” Facilitation of strategic planning process to determine future organizational structure and workplan.
NeighborWorks® America (Washington, DC)
Evaluation of NeighborWorks’ national program that provides operating grants to members of the NeighborWorks network. Recommendations for revising the underwriting criteria and simplifying the process for awarding these operating grants.
Time of Jubilee (Syracuse, NY)
Completion of a business plan for this community land trust in Syracuse, New York.
Vermont Department of Housing & Community Affairs (Montpelier, VT)
Design and facilitation of an eight-month, state-wide planning process, evaluating and redesigning the Vermont Community Development Program, the administrative vehicle for distributing CDBG funds.