Michigan CLTs - Schumacher Center for a New Economics


Dream of Detroit
1605 Davison Fwy
Detroit, MI 48238

Purpose: Create a healthy and empowered community by combining community organizing with strategic housing and land development.
Land Holdings: They have rehabilitated 12 homes so far. 

Dwelling Place Regional Community Land Trust
101 Sheldon Blvd. Suite 2
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Date Incorporated: 2019
Purpose: Affordable housing to prevent displacement. 
Land Holdings: They are developing new, single-family homes in a vacant lot, which will be transformed into 42 homes including two new city streets and a resident courtyard and greenspace. They are also planning to convert 3 properties into CLT rental properties. 
Governance Notes: Governed by a board of directors made up of ⅓ housing residents, ⅓ community representatives, and ⅓ Dwelling Place Board Members.

Grand Haven Community Land Trust
Grand Haven, MI

Purpose: Affordable housing
Land Holdings:
16 homes in a neighborhood called Robinson Landing

Inner City Christian Federation Community Homes Land Trust 
415 Martin Luther King Jr. St. SE, Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Date Incorporated: 2019
Purpose: Create affordable homeownership opportunities.
Land Holdings:  They have sold 11 homes as of 2022. 
Governance Notes: 89-year leases

The Storehouse of Hope
7700 Second Ave
Detroit, MI 48202

Date Incorporated: 2008
Purpose: Protect families in Detroit by offering permanently affordable housing in addition to providing emergency food, personal care services, referrals, needed resources and specific education and development activities
Land Holdings:  2 CLT homes for sale, 15 homes saved from foreclosure, homeownership re-granted to their residents. 
Additional Information: Initial purchase of properties was funded by a Go Fund Me campaign; Supported the development of Detroit's only community radio station, WNUC 96.7 fm
Media Coverage:Yes! How Community Land Trusts Can Fix Detroit's Foreclosure Mess (December 23, 2016)

Community outreach, Dwelling Place
Detroit's community radio station, WNUC 96.7, organized in part by The Storehouse of Hope