Palmetto Community Land Trust
c/o Charleston Redevelopment Corporation
75 Calhoun Street, Suite 3200
Charleston, SC 29401
Date Incorporated: 2018
Purpose: Affordable housing.
Land Holdings: Broke ground on first housing development August 2019, will include six units for ownership and 56 for rental.
Governance Notes: A program of the Charleston Redevelopment Corporation, which is governed by a volunteer board of directors that includes 3 permanent stakeholder members who represent the City of Charleston, the Housing Authority of the City of Charleston, and the Historic Charleston Foundation.
Partners & Funders
Sterling Land Trust
PO Box 8958
Greeneville, SC 29604
Date Incorporated: 2010
Purpose: Assist neighborhoods in self-development, land ownership, asset & wealth creation, and building community.
Land Holdings: 2 community farms developed in a USDA-designated food desert area; organizing to purchase an old mill which will be converted to commercial units
Governance Notes: Directed by alumni of Sterling High School, community members, and stakeholder volunteers
Partners: The City of Greenville, Greenville County Redevelopment Authority, St. Francis Hospital, The Furman Company.
Additional Information: Founded in the memory of Sterling High School, which was burnt down in 1967 yet had previously was an anchor institution in the neighborhood.