This page includes CLTs or CLT-like organizations which do not follow traditional CLT structure. For example, this page may include a CLT which is an LLC rather than a non-profit.
Purpose: Affordable housing for artists.
Land Holdings: They currently have 17 homes with shared resources like lawnmowers, tools, screen printing, radio station, and space for shows.
Additional Information: One option which they offer is a home ownership model where the artist owns 49% of the house and the an LLC consisting of Big Car Collaborative and Riley Area Development (a Community Development Corporation) own 51%.
Date Incorporated: 1985
Purpose: Create affordable housing for low to middle income families as well as those who are homeless.
Land Holdings: Over 650 residents helped through the creation of over 250 units of supportive housing, many of which are reserved for formerly homeless and disabled individuals. They also have over 100 units of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families. 26 units are reserved for formerly homeless families.
Additional Information: CLT provides on-site case management to residents of our supportive housing properties. Case managers support residents in maintaining their health and achieving greater independence.
Community Housing Land Trust
c/o The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada
50 Washington Street, Suite 300
Reno, NV 89503
Purpose: Affordable and workforce housing.
Land Holdings: As of 2022, they have sold one house as part of their CLT, the first in Nevada. They also rent 216 dorm-style housing units at the Village on Sage Street. Currently, they are working on a possible expansion of the Village on Sage Street, which would add another 96 units. In addition, the foundation was given 2.5 acres of land by the city of Reno which they plan to develop into 20 affordable single-family houses, which is their next plan of action.
Governance Notes: Since the Community Housing Land Trust is an LLC of the Community Foundation, it does not have a separate board by which it is run. However, there is an advisory group of local housing experts that functions somewhat as a fund committee and reports to the Board of Trustees. This group also votes and makes recommendations on projects which the Board is considering.
Additional Information: Their Village on Sage Street, which is made up of dorm-style housing units, is 100% occupied as of May 2022.
Date Incorporated: 1990
Purpose: Affordable, green housing for diverse populations and residents who are part of the local workforce.
Land Holdings: 334 affordable homes, both to rent and to own.
Governance Notes: Membership-based and tripartite board consisting of appointed board members from local governments and UNC, leaseholders, and community members; Board members are chosen through an application process where interested people apply and are then chosen by the current board.
Partners: Administers the inclusionary housing programs of both Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
Funders: Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
Date Incorporated: The Iowa City Catholic Worker is a religious organization and is not an incorporated 501c3 community land trust.
Purpose: Advocate for personalism, a decentralized society, and a "green revolution" by following the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. Their land trust was created to provide affordable housing to low income, homeless, and in-need families
Land Holdings: They own more than $1 million in charitable property to serve the poor, house the homeless, and more. This includes two properties which are part of their community land trust.
Media: The Catholic Messenger: http://www.catholicmessenger.net/2018/08/iowa-city-catholic-worker-establishes-community-land-trust/
Little Village Magazine: https://littlevillagemag.com/iowa-city-catholic-worker-celebrates-one-year-anniversary/
Date Incorporated: They are an incorporated 501c3 that was not originally formed as a CLT, but is moving towards the CLT model.
Purpose: Permanently affordable year-round rental units.
Land Holdings: Their first project is under construction and it will be 5 duplex buildings with moderate-income year-round rental units. There is also a pond nearby which has been conserved in collaboration with the Island Heritage Trust. Island Workforce Housing purchased the land outright, and then placed deed restrictions on it for moderate-income housing.
Governance Notes: The board is all-volunteer and is made up of community members, mostly year-round residents, others in housing/community related fields, and a handful of seasonal residents with financial and/or housing expertise.
Date Incorporated: 2014.
Purpose: Regenerative living, research, and sustainable eco-building practices.
Land Holdings: 640 acres. Holds events at a community center which can be rented out and has spaces for camping, glamping, RVs, and more.
Governance Details: Does not currently administer ground leases but intends to do so in the future. Board is self-perpetuating, not tripartite but does maintain lessee representation and representation of community at large.
Date Incorporated: Co-founded in 2019 by the Incarnate Word Foundation, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, and the Regional Arts Commission.
Purpose: Provide affordable housing and community spaces for artists in St. Louis.
Land Holdings: They obtained 25 parcels of land and plan to build 20 units of single-family housing on these parcels. The first development of the St. Louis Art Place Initiative is the Gravois Park Art Place, made up of 14 vacant lots and 11 structures in the Gravois Park neighborhood.