Washington

Artwork by Diana Luhn Bower / Lopez CLT
Africa Town CLT 1437 S Jackson Street Seattle, WA 98144 206-596-2896 https://www.africatownlandtrust.org admin@africatownlandtrust.org

Date Incorporated: 2016 Purpose: Affordable Housing, land stewardship, empower and preserve Black Diaspora community.

  Big River CLT PO Box 2634 White Salmon, WA 98672 541-645-0646 https://bigriverclt.org info@bigriverclt.org

Purpose: Affordable housing.

Cascadia CLT PO BOX 2464 Bellingham, WA 98227 425-346-3170 https://www.cascadiaclt.org info@cascadiaclt.org

Date Incorporated: 2013 Purpose: Affordable Housing. Land Holdings: None mentioned yet, working to acquire property.

Chelan Valley Housing Trust P.O. Box 674, Chelan, WA 98816 425-275-2002 https://chelanvalleyhousing.org info@chelanvalleyhousing.org

Date Incorporated: 2019 Purpose: Affordable Housing. Land Holdings: Planning to create 48 houses in two developments, first of which should be available by 2020.

COMMON GROUND Community Housing Trust 509-630-4438 Thom Nees: thom@servewenatchee.org

Date Incorporated: Still filing for 501(c)(3) status. Purpose: Affordable Housing. Land Holdings: Planned to make first homes available by late 2022.

  Common Roots CLT https://www.commonrootshousing.org Rachel Elfenbein: relfenbein@wwcommunitycouncil.org

Date Incorporated: 2020 Purpose: Affordable Housing.

Evergreen Land Trust 3231 Hillside Road Deming, WA  98244 info@evergreenlandtrust.org evergreenlandtrust.org

Date Incorporated: 1974 Purpose: To encourage the development of cooperative communities and sustainable land use practices through the preservation of land and housing. Land Holdings: Seven parcels leased to self-governing, cooperative stewardship associations; Each community is unique, but they all operate by consensus; Land holdings include houses, farms, and forestlands. Governance Notes:  Board of Directors is made up of two representatives from each ELT property and board members representing the community at-large; Meets quarterly to provide fiscal and legal oversight to the Trust and to advance long-range goals; An annual general membership meeting is held for all members of ELT to share information, report on annual stewardship activities, and elect the Board of Directors. The diverse mix of residents from the urban and rural properties brings a rich exchange of experience and perspective to the organization.

Home leased to a cooperative by Evergreen Land Trust
Home Trust of Skagit 612 S. First Street Mount Vernon 360-428-0014 Jodi Monroe: jodidean@hometrustofskagit.org hometrustofskagit.org

Date Incorporated: 2009 Purpose: Affordable housing Land Holdings20 homes located in two housing developments, five homes under construction, additional scattered site properties, 18 rental units. Partners: Habitat for Humanity

Homes and Hope CLT 10224 53rd Avenue W Mukilteo, WA 98275 425-422-5286 https://homesandhopeclt.org Kim Toskey: kimt@homesandhopeclt.org

Date Incorporated: 2018 Purpose: Affordable Housing. Land Holdings: 9 houses in 2021, plans to construct 20+ more in 2022.

Homestead Community Land Trust 412 Maynard Ave. South #201 Seattle, WA 98104 206-323-1227 info@homesteadclt.org Kathleen Hosfeld: Kathleen@HomesteadCLT.org homesteadclt.org

Date Incorporated: 1992 Purpose: Affordable housing. Land Holdings: 200 homes. Governance Notes: Outline of Board Responsibilities.

Homeward Bound CLT 616 Polk St. Port Townsend, WA 98368 360-585-2068 info@hbclt.org hbclt.org

Date Incorporated: 2005 Purpose: Affordable housing Land Holdings: Five homes; one apartment building. Governance NotesBylaws Media Coverage

Housing Resources Bainbridge 730 Ericksen Ave NE Suite 100 Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 206-842-1909 ext 16 Phedra Elliot: phedra@housingresourcesbi.org housingresourcesbi.org

Date Incorporated: 1989 Purpose: Affordable housing Land Holdings: 42 homes; Additional 92 rental units. Governance Notes: No members; Self-perpetuating board comprised of one third residents and two thirds community members;  Rental and owner members are suggested by a resident committee and then approved by the board.

Kulshan Community Land Trust 1303 Commercial St. Ste. 6 Bellingham, WA 98225 360-671-5600 info@kulshanclt.org kulshanclt.org

Date Incorporated: 2001 Purpose: Strengthen neighborhoods and move the community towards social justice, economic vitality and environmental sustainability. Properties: 119 homes.

Lopez Community Land Trust PO Box 25 Lopez Island, WA 98261 360-468-3723 Sandy Bishop: lclt@rockisland.com lopezclt.org

Date Incorporated: 1989 Purpose: Build a diverse, sustainable Lopez Island community through affordable housing, sustainable agriculture, and other dynamic rural development programs. Land Holdings: Designed and constructed 6 housing developments, three of which run on net-zero energy; 49-acre historic working farm. Governance Notes: Farmland managed through the Lopez Island Farm Trust (LIFT) program. Additional Information: Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development (SARD) Program seeks to increase capacity and necessary infrastructure for local farmers; SARD developed the first USDA mobile processing unit, which was sold to the Island Grown Farmers Cooperative and enables Lopez farmers to slaughter animals on the farm and sell directly to local grocery stores; Established a Grain CSA, allowing local farmers to mill wheat into flour on the island; Affordable housing incubates business innovation: 12 local business owners are housed in LCLT homes. Media Coverage

Home built by Lopez CLT
Methow Housing Trust TwispWorks Campus PO Box 938 Twisp, WA 98856 509-996-5943 Danica Ready: danica@methowhousingtrust.org methowhousingtrust.org

Date Founded: 2017 Purpose: Affordable housing Land Holdings: Three neighborhoods with 21 homes built and 25-35 mixed units under construction. Governance Notes: Bylaws

Neighborhood development by Methow Housing Trust
Northwest Community Land Trust Coalition 206-323-1227 Ext. 113 nwcltc.org

Purpose: Support and enhance the activities of the community land trusts based in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska and Montana.

Of People And Land (OPAL) Community Land Trust 286 Enchanted Forest Rd. P.O. Box 1133 Eastsound, WA  98245 360-376-3191 opalclt@opalclt.org opalclt.org

Date Incorporated: 1989 Purpose: Maintain the character, vibrancy and diversity of the Orcas Island community,  bridge the gap between the island’s increasingly high property values and the low incomes of many people who live and work there. Land Holdings: 56 acres of land, comprising of 8 neighborhoods, 105 permanently affordable homes, 30 affordable rental apartments, 5 office spaces for rent/lease, and 5 community gardens. Additional Information: Manages a community loan fund to provide real estate loans and technical assistance to Islanders who need a mortgage loan and are creditworthy, but are not yet eligible for a bank loan.

Shipping a home to Orcas Island, OPAL
San Juan Community Home Trust P.O. Box 2603 Friday Harbor, WA 98250 360-378-541 info@hometrust.org Lily Goldberg: lily.g@hometrust.org hometrust.org

Date Incorporated: 2001 Purpose: Community preservation through affordable housing, promote economic diversity and development, support a sustainable island community while practicing responsible stewardship of rural environment. Land Holdings: Built 37 new homes in three neighborhoods, Salal, Sun Rise I and Sun Rise II. Governance NotesBylaws

Shipping a home to San Juan Island, San Juan Community Home Trust
S.H.A.R.E. Community Land Trust       c/o Upper Valley MEND P.O. Box 772 347 Division St. Leavenworth, WA 98826 509-548-0408 Kaylin Bettinger: Kaylin@uvmend.org OR info@uvmend.org uvmend.org/share-clt

Date Incorporated: 1998 Purpose: Hold and develop land in a way that is environmentally and socially responsible, strengthen the community through economic diversity. Land Holdings: Two neighborhoods with 20 homes. Governance Notes: CLT is program of Upper Valley Mend, which  focuses on the areas of food, housing, healthcare and emergency services; MEND board members selected through a process undertaken by our Board Development Committee, including soliciting nominations from the community, meeting each prospective member, making recommendations to the board, and the board making recommendations of prospective new members to the membership; Board is not tripartite, as they do not solely focus on administering the CLT, however homeowners are encouraged to consider board membership; CLT has an active tripartite committee, which makes recommendations to the broader MEND board.

Multi-family development by Upper Valley MEND
South of the Sound CLT 4735 5th Ave. NW Olympia, WA  98505 360-866-1816 communityfarmlandtrust@gmail.com communityfarmlandtrust.org

Date Incorporated: 1997 Purpose: Promote vibrant local food and farming systems through community supported farmland preservation strategies, educational outreach, and partnerships that increase opportunities for farms and farmers to flourish. Land Holdings: 140 acres of working agricultural land, including two family farms and one urban farming nonprofit; Also oversees 48 acres of conservation easements. Governance Note: Bylaws Additional Information: Conducts research on Thurston county conservation and farmland; Urban farm of 1 acre produces 10,000 pounds of food annually.

Event hosted by South of the Sound CLT
Spokane Community Land Trust 315 W. Mission Suite 22 Spokane, WA 99201 509-279-2351 spokaneclt@gmail.com spokaneclt.weebly.com

Date Founded: 2010 Governance Notes: Tripartite board. Directors serve two-year terms.

  Tahoma CLT PO Box 8566 Tacoma, WA 98419 253-237-4785 https://www.tahomaclt.org Kimber Starr: kimber@tahomaclt.org

Date Incorporated: 2021. Purpose: Affordable housing for Black, Indigenous and communities of color, as well as low-income residents.

  Thurston Housing Land Trust PO BOX 7277 Olympia, WA 98507 https://www.thurstonhousinglandtrust.org Dan Rubin info@thurstonhousinglandtrust.org

Date Incorporated: 2018. Purpose: Affordable Housing. Land Holdings: 1 House as of 2021.

Vashon Household PO Box 413 Vashon, WA 98070 206-463-6454 Kate Riley: kate@vashonlandtrust.org vashonhousehold.org

Date Incorporated: 1990 Purpose: Protect the culture, character, and people of Vashon by preserving affordable housing. Land Holdings: 4 neighborhoods that include 51 homes, common preservation space, and farm land; Additional rental properties available.

Waldron Community Land Trust PO Box 11 Waldron Island, WA 98297 360-317-8015 waldronlandtrust@gmail.com waldronclt.org

Date Founded: 1993