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This is no longer my neighborhood.” Too often, communities of color that experience new investments report that the changes are a detriment to their lives,...
The community land trust model is in a time of dramatic growth and creativity. Some CLTs are aiming for larger scale than has been typical. How are they doing it?
Community land trusts provide far fewer units than other forms of affordable housing, but advocates now believe the model can be one possible solution to preserving the affordability of limited-equity co-ops. We take a closer look.
When a CLT grows, the “community” it represents can sometimes be more difficult to define. But to some extent it always was.
If at first you don’t succeed, partner with a land bank.
How is community control of housing realized? We explore different community ownership structures, how tenants form a cooperative, and how larger housing nonprofits can incorporate residents into decision-making.
Community land trusts, better known for permanently affordable housing, expand into commercial spaces for a wide range of reasons, and in a wide range of ways.
CLT works in one of the oldest and largest historically Black neighborhoods in Durham.
Land banks and community land trusts (CLTs) are often perceived as one and the same. That doesn't reflect reality.
CLTs’ dependence on external grant funding to acquire land and maintain their operations make them particularly susceptible to mission drift. Coming in with this knowledge, organizers may still be able to use the tool adequately or opt for other collective land ownership strategy.
Four New York-based organizations work together to place every homeownership unit they develop into a community land trust.
How did recent equitable development projects in Baton Rouge, Dallas, and South Florida fare?
With the intensification of weather patterns resulting from climate change, community land trusts perform vital functions that help people recover.
The large, foreclosed HUD-subsidized building on Stamford's West Side had once housed over 60 families, but in 1993 stood vacant, a hulking eyesore with...