Van Temple

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Van Temple is the executive director of the Crescent City Community Land Trust in New Orleans (the Big-Easy). He previously served as the executive director of the Diamond State Community Land Trust in the the Great State of Delaware.
Fair Housing

Justice in Delaware! Blocked Housing Project to Move Forward

“It’s unfortunate that your organization was in the newspaper today.” The words came to me over the telephone from a prominent funder that supports non-profits in Delaware. The call had […]

The Road Less Traveled: Funding a Land Trust with NSP

In Delaware, a partnership with Diamond State CLT let Kent County leverage NSP money it wasn’t originally sure it had the capacity to use at all into permanently affordable housing.


What Foreclosure Crisis? Community Land Trusts Offer Secure Homeownership

The current foreclosure crisis that is sweeping our country illustrates how vulnerable homeowners are — especially low- and moderate-income households. Some reports estimate that over 40 percent of foreclosures are […]