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

Date Incorporated: 1981
Affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization.
Land Holdings: 87 homes built; Additional rental sites. Building 2 CLT homes in the Montopolis neighborhood in the fall of 2022.
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
1500 McGowen Street, Suite 220
Houston, Texas 77004


Date Incorporated: 2018
Purpose: Affordable housing for limited-income households in Houston.
Land Holdings: From 2019-2020 they were able to create 21 homes that follow the CLT model. 
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)

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