La Mesa Community Land Trust
600 San Pablo Street NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Date Incorporated: 2014
Purpose: Provide for permanently affordable housing, sustainable agriculture, cottage industries and co-operatives
Land Holdings: 32 acres of irrigated farmland
Governance Notes: Board formed but do not administer ground leases yet.
Date Incorporated: 1994
Purpose: Protect neighborhood from gentrification and polluting industry; equitable development.
Land Holdings: 34 acres of reclaimed industrial land with 93 affordable ownership homes and three affordable apartment complexes set within a neighborhood with community gardens, playgrounds, and a plaza.
Partners: City of Albuquerque
Additional Information: Currently planning additional apartment complexes and economic development projects.
102 Tierra Madre Street
Sunland Park, NM 88063575-589-4412
Date Incorporated: 1995
Purpose: Create an inter-cultural and sustainable community on the U.S.–Mexico border.
Land Holdings: Community center, access road, five straw bale homes built, nine under construction.
Additional Information: Five families built and are now living in their new, energy efficient, passive solar, straw bale homes. Nine more families have begun building their homes.