North Carolina CLTs - Schumacher Center for New Economics

North Carolina

Asheville-Buncombe Community Land Trust
825 C Merrimon, PMB #141

Asheville, NC 28804

Date Incorporated:  2019
Affordable housing.

Land Holdings: Still organizing to acquire property.

Cape Fear Community Land Trust, Inc.
PO Box 12424
Wilmington, NC 28405

Date Incorporated: 2009
Purpose: Economic diversity, workforce housing.
Land Holdings: Eight homes; additional properties available for rental.
PartnersCape Fear Habitat for Humanity, City of Wilmington.

Community Housing and Land Trust 
P.O. Box 307
Carrboro, NC 27510

Date Incorporated: 1990
Purpose: Affordable, green housing.
Land Holdings: 318 homes.
Governance Notes: Membership-based and tripartite board consisting of appointed board members from local governments and UNC, leaseholders, and community members; Revising bylaws as currently no set process for selecting board members; majority of membership is homeowners and the organization approaches those who might be interested who can offer a different perspective; intend to increase community membership base in the upcoming year.
Partners: Administers the inclusionary housing programs of both Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
Funders: Bank of America Charitable Foundation.

Durham Community Land Trust
1208 West Chapel Hill St.
Durham, NC  27701

Date Incorporated: 1987
Purpose: Affordable housing.
Governance Notes: Tripartite board; no formal membership; public residents and supporters vote on new officers at annual meetings. Officers and staff recruit and appoint board.
Land Holdings: 280 homes in seven neighborhoods; sites used as residences, cooperative homes, and community gardens.
Additional Information: One of the oldest and largest black-led CLTs.

West Side Community Land Trust
Charlotte, NC


Purpose: Affordable housing.
Land Holdings: Still organizing to acquire property.

Residents of a cooperative home on land held by Durham CLT