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The Capital Absorption Capacity of Places: A Self Assessment Tool


Date Published: March 2014


This is tool allows communities to self-assess their Capital Absorption Framework.  The framework assumes that many stakeholders – from intermediaries to community groups to public agencies to the mainstream investment community – are required to make community investment possible. These stakeholders interact with each other and with the policy and regulatory environment in places to create an ecosystem for capital absorption.

Keywords: funding; housing; toolkit; infrastructure; transit-oriented development; worksheet; implementation



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