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Community Land Trusts 101: Permanently Affordable Homeownership

Suggested Audiences: Housing practitioners, Advocates, Policymakers, Stakeholders interested in the CLT model

Community land trusts, or CLTs, are unique in providing community control over land and preserving it as lasting community asset. Black farmers and civil rights leaders developed the model over 50 years ago, and today urban and rural communities alike leverage it to meet urgent community needs, providing affordable rental and cooperative housing, permanently affordable homeownership, and quality commercial and community spaces. Are you interested in learning more? Join us for an overview of the CLT model with a focus on permanently affordable homeownership.

In this hour-long webinar, we cover the basic CLT organizational structure, describe the CLT approach to permanently affordable homeownership, identify keys to CLT success, and debunk some common myths about CLTs. View the recording at the link to the left.

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Jason Webb


Drawing on over 25 years’ experience in and community organizing and revitalization, specializing in housing in Roxbury Massachusetts, Jason oversees membership strategy and capacity building of start-up groups. Before coming to Grounded Solutions,’ Jason worked 15 years for Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) and Network Member Dudley Neighbors Inc. (DNI), serving in several capacities such as Director of Real Estate and Technology, Director of DNI “The Community Land Trust,” and Director of Administration and Finance. He oversaw the development of several community land trust developments and created a youth development/youth jobs program called CommunityScapes.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021, 2:00 pm – 3 pm ET
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