Rick Jacobus

Rick Jacobus, is a Partner in Burlington Associates in Community Development. He is currently managing NCB Capital Impact’s Shared Equity Homeownership Initiative, a multifaceted national effort funded by the Ford Foundation to promote housing tenure options in between traditional homeownership and rental housing.

Rick is a leading expert in permanently affordable homeownership. Recent publications include A Path to Homeownership, published by the Center for American Progress; Affordable By Choice, Trends in California Inclusionary Housing Programs, Published by the Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern California; and Shared Equity, Transformative Wealth published by the Center for Housing Policy. Previously he served as a visiting fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, a Lecturer in the Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley, a Senior Program Officer for the Local Initiatives Support Corporation and Director of Neighborhood Economic Development for the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation.

He has a Bachelors degree from Oberlin College and a Masters of City Planning degree from the University of California at Berkeley.



NCB Capital Impact
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
California Community Foundation
City of Irvine, CA
Workforce Housing Association of Truckee Tahoe
US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
National Housing Conference, Center for Housing Policy
San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing
City of Palo Alto, CA
City of Santa Monica, CA
Union Bank of California
Lincoln Institute for Land Policy
Public Health Institute, Land Use and Law Project
East Bay Asian Local Development Corp.
Humboldt Bay Housing Development Corp.,
Housing Land Trust of Sonoma County
Strategic Action for a Just Economy
Habitat For Humanity, Los Angeles, CA
Nonprofit Housing Association of Northern CA
Northern California Land Trust
Youth Radio
California Reinvestment Committee
Vermont Community Loan Fund
Burlington Community Land Trust