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Puerto Rico

Caño Martín Peña Community Land Trust
PMB 1838, 243 París St.

San Juan, PR 00917-3262

Date Incorporated: 2004
Purpose: Coordinate and implement the public policy related to dredging and channeling the Caño body of water, while ensuring the permanence and socioeconomic development of the eight surrounding communities, with the leading participation of its residents and their community-based organizations.
Land Holdings: 200 acres given by the PR government
Documents: Transforming a City, Environmental Impact Statement, Health Impact Statement
Media Coverage:
Shelterforce: Community Land Trusts in the Age of Climate Crisis (February 28, 2019)
Resilience: An Informal Settlement in Puerto Rico Has Become the World’s First Favela Community Land Trust (June 2, 2014)
Write-up by Buckminster Fuller Institute

Home and land stewarded by Caño Martin Peña CLT