Community Land Trusts (CLTs)

On Common Ground: International Perspectives on the Community Land Trust

Review by Thomas M. Hanna

On Common Ground, edited by John Emmeus Davis, Line Algoed, and María Hernández-Torrales, documents how interest in one of the more exciting new economic models to emerge in recent decades, the Community Land Trust (CLT), is spreading around the world.  Read more about On Common Ground: International Perspectives on the Community Land Trust...

Health Anchor Institutions Investing in Community Land and Housing

Bich Ha Pham and Jarrid Green
Build Healthy Places Network

Many anchor institutions are also major landowners in their communities, and many are already engaged in housing programs such as employer-assisted housing. Anchor institutions can and should employ CLTs to maximize the impact of their long-term investments in housing for their workforce, and utilize and support CLTs to help build more inclusive communities around their institutions more generally. 

Big Tech’s Affordable Housing Push Doesn’t Let Them off the Hook

Gregory Scruggs
Next City

In the face of Microsoft's announcement of a large allocation for loans to help middle- and low-income families meet the costs of housing. People working in affordable housing across the country, including John Duda, have called attention to the fact that this is not a long-term solution. 

The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Rental Homes

Andrew Aurand, Dan Emmanuel, Ellen Errico, Dina Pinsky and Diane Yentel