Arizona CLTs - Schumacher Center for New Economics


A historic cottage renovated and on land held by Townsite CLT.

Community Homes of Patagonia
PO Box 1063
Patagonia, AZ 85624

Date Incorporated: 2006
Purpose: Affordable housing.
Land Holdings: Building between four and eight homes on 0.6 acre Gopher Field.
Documents: BylawsArticles of Incorporation
Additional Information: Gopher Field was purchased from the Lenon Family for $27,500 (appraised at $115,000). The Lenon’s generosity allowed CHOP to purchase the land outright using $12,500 from their capital reserves and raising an additional $15,000 through a brief capital campaign during the last quarter of 2014. Bob Lenon, representing the family, wanted to support the creation of more affordable housing in Patagonia. Due to CHOP’s 501c3 nonprofit status, the family is able to realize the tax-deductible benefit of the sale. CHOP also has an affordable home repair program for low-income residents of their community.

Newtown CDC/CLT 
511 West University Dr. #4
Tempe, AZ 85281

Date Incorporated: 2001
Purpose:  Affordable housing
Land Holdings: 135 properties distributed across Chandler, Glendale, Scottsdale, and Tempe, AZ.
Governance Notes: Tripartite board but no voting membership.
Partners: Managed by the Newtown Community Development Corporation.

Pima County Community Land Trust
17 N. Linda Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85745

Date Incorporated: 2010
Purpose:  Affordable housing.
Land Holdings: 96 single-family residential lots (89 homes owned, seven rented).
Governance Notes: Tripartite board but no voting membership.
Partners: City of Tucson, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, Pima County, Wells Fargo Housing Foundation, PPEP YouthBuild Americorps.
Additional Information:Initially, PCCLT was a key partner in HUD’s Neighborhood Stabilization program agenda through the City of Tucson and Pima County, wherein PCCLT acquired and rehabilitated 89 foreclosed and vacant properties for households earning 50-80% AMI. 

Townsite Community Land Trust
PO Box 234
Flagstaff, AZ 86002

Date Incorporated: 2010
Purpose:  Affordable housing, historic preservation.
Land Holdings: Four adjoining residential lots of historic homes.
Partners: Arizona Community Foundation, Retired Senior Volunteer Program.
Additional Information:  TCLT acquired four fully historic cottages and renovated them.  "The 4 Square Houses" were awarded Advanced Plus ratings by the Coconino County Sustainable Building Program.