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Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corporation
13 East 8th St.
Austin, TX 78702

Purpose: Affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization.
Land Holdings: 87 homes built; Additional rental sites.
Additional Information: Gives highest priority to families with generational ties to target neighborhoods; Collaborated on the Alley Flat Initiative, which seeks to repurpose the extensive alleyways of Austin.
Media Coverage:
The Atlantic: Affordable Housing, Always (July 6, 2015)
In a first, community land trust building affordable home in East Austin (September 1, 2012)

Houston Community Land Trust

Date Incorporated: 2018
Purpose: Affordable housing.
Land Holdings: Five developed; Plans to build 250 new homes in 2019.
Media Coverage:
Grounded Solutions: Community Land Trust Business Plan
Houston Chronicle: City plan to expand affordable housing (March 1, 2019)
Urban Edge: In Houston, A Radical Approach to Affordable Housing (June 6, 2018)

Mariposa Eco-Village 
3101 Mariposa Drive
Amarillo, TX 79101

Date Incorporated: 2014.
Purpose: Regenerative development.
Land Holdings:  640 acres.
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.
Media Coverage

Home built by the Alley Flat Initiative
CLT Resident in Austin, TX, Photo from Alana Semuels / The Atlantic