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Community Land Trust of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast
4938 Davis Road
Lake Worth Beach, FL 33461
561-318-8442
clacourse-blum@cltofpbc.org
cltofpbc.org

Date Incorporated: 2006
Purpose: Permanently affordable housing and community stewardship of land. 
Land Holdings: 61 single-family homes and town-homes; three vacant land parcels; 80 housing units managed as non-CLT properties.
Partners

Communities That Care Community Land Trust
6031 NW 1st Place
Gainesville, FL 32607
352-262-9038
communitiesthatcareclt.org

Date Incorporated: 2018
Purpose: Affordable housing.
Land Holdings: Organizing to acquire land and funding.

Delray Beach Community Land Trust
141 SW 12th Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561-243-7500
dobson@mydelraybeach.com
delraybeachlandtrust.org

Date Incorporated: 2005
Purpose: Generate and preserve affordable housing for very low to moderate income households and strengthen communities. 
Land Holdings: In total they have 92 owner occupied units. The DBCLT has sold 92 single family homes that consist of 19 workforce housing units, 3 townhomes  and 70 single family units. They have also facilitated the sale of 13 Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) homes. 
Partners

Single family home sold by Delray Beach CLT

Florida Housing Coalition
1311 N. Paul Russell Road, B-201
Tallahassee, FL, 32301

850-878-4219
flhousing.org

Purpose: Assist government and non-profit entities with the development of CLTs.

Florida Keys Community Land Trust
PO Box 343529
Florida City, FL 33034
888-KEYS-CLT (888-539-7258)
info@affordablekeys.org
affordablekeys.org

Purpose: Create affordable workforce housing after Hurricane Irma in the Florida Keys.
Land Holdings: Four cottages which are rented. In the process of obtaining more land and funding.
Partners
Media

Hannibal Square Community Land Trust
PO Box 364
Winter Park, FL 32790
407-643-9111
info@HannibalSquareCLT.org
hannibalsquareclt.org

Date Incorporated: 2004
Purpose: Preserve quality and affordability of housing
Land Holdings: 7 completed projects, 2 projects in development.  The completed projects include both homes and rentals. 
Partners
Media

Heartfelt Florida Housing
181 S.E. 5th Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33483
561-819-6070
info@heartfeltclt.org
heartfeltclt.org

Date Incorporated: 2010
Purpose: Permanently affordable housing in South Palm Beach County, hurricane recovery.
Land Holdings:  4.5 acres with 21 houses.

Jacksonville Community Land Trust
Jacksonville, FL

Purpose: Combat gentrification and provide affordable housing to Jacksonville residents.
Additional Information: The Jacksonville CLT was launched by the city in July of 2022. It is currently in development processes and should acquire land sometime in the near future. 

Neighborhood Renaissance Community Land Trust
510 24th Street, Suite A
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
561-832-6776
info@neighborhoodrenaissance.org
neighborhoodrenaissance.org

Date Incorporated: 2005
Purpose: Affordable housing.
Land Holdings: 9 permanently affordable homes.
Governance Notes: Not an open membership organization; board of Neighborhood Renaissance (parent nonprofit) is appointed with one third being low-income community residents.
Partners

Struggle for Miami’s Affordable and Sustainable Housing (SMASH)
Miami, FL
adrian@smash.miami
smash.miami

Date Incorporated: 2014
Purpose: Housing relief for very low income families affected by predatory landlords, gentrification, and Hurricane Irma.
Land Holdings: Opened their first CLT Affordable Housing Cooperative house located in Liberty City in 2022.
Media Coverage: Bridge Miami: https://bridge.miami/programs/smash
Shelterforce: Community Land Trusts in the Age of Climate Crisis (February 28, 2019).

Community event held by SMASH Miami

South Florida Community Land Trust
718 NE 2nd Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 
954-769-1731
info@southfloridaclt.org
southfloridaclt.org

Date Incorporated: 2006
Purpose: Provide quality, sustainable, affordable housing for generations to come.
Land Holdings: 14 single-family and multi-family homes, both ownership and rental agreements available.
Partners and Funders

Rental units developed by South Florida CLT