Michigan CLTs - Schumacher Center for New Economics


Dwelling Place
101 Sheldon Blvd. Suite 2
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Date Incorporated: 2019
Purpose: Affordable housing
Land Holdings: Planning to convert 3 rental sites into CLT land to create 45 affordable housing units by 2020
Governance Notes: Dwelling Place is a directorship corporation rather than membership-based; the CLT will be formed under a separate 501c3 and it will be governed by a board of one third Dwelling Place appointees, one third resident owners elected from amongst themselves and one third appointees from the community generally.

415 Franklin St. SE Suite 100
Grand Rapids, MI

Date Incorporated: 2019
Purpose: Affordable Housing.
Land Holdings: 5 houses.

The Storehouse of Hope
7700 Second Ave
Detroit, MI 48202

Date Incorporated: 2008
Purpose: Provides emergency food, personal care services, referrals, needed resources and specific education and development activities designed to enhance human dignity and sustain families and individuals living in the North End of the city of Detroit
Land Holdings:  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