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Grounded Solutions In the News

Grounded Solutions continues to increase and invest in front-facing engagement and media exposure, with an emphasis on establishing thought leadership and commentary on issues related to housing, equity, and bringing our work to scale.

PBS News Hour – Can this innovative housing model help solve California’s affordable housing crisis?

Indianapolis Recorder – Community Land Trust: A Proven Model to address Indy’s Housing Crisis

Pennsylvania Capital-Star – Bethlehem Dangles Tax Breaks in Special Zone to Developers who include Affordable Housing

Our latest research on shared equity homeownership and wealth building was recently shared on Housing Matters through the Urban Institute, elevating the model to show how successful it is at providing alternative paths to homeownership, residential stability, and wealth-building for low-to-moderate income households.

Multiple Grounded Solutions members and their successes are featured in this article published last month: Evolution in Community Land Trusts as part of the Economic Architecture Project funded by JPMorgan Chase. Co-authors, Brookings Institute Senior Fellow, Andre Perry and Ashoka V.P. Global Leadership Group, Stuart Yasgur, make the case for how CLT innovators are pioneering structural changes in housing markets

Lincoln Institute/Land Lines – Opening Doors: Land Banks and Community Land Trusts Partner to Unlock Affordable Housing Opportunities

Who.What.Why – The Possible Housing Opportunity Provided by COVID-19 

Bloomberg/CityLab – In Seattle, Protests Over Racial Equity Turn to Land Ownership

Texas Observer – Building Trust

Seattle Times – There’s a Better Way for ‘Big Tech’ to Fund Housing

NonProfit Quarterly

The Power of Black Resilience during Adversity: A Few Post-Election Reflections – Tony Pickett

I’m Not Superman – Nathaniel Smith

The Voices, Truth and Power of Black Men: A Necessary Conversation – Tony Pickett

League of Cities/Cities Speak

Lasting Affordability in Housing Now: Our Path to Racial Equity – Tony Pickett


The Most We Can Do: A National Mandate for Housing Justice – Tony Pickett, Robert Burns

Lasting Affordability is the Path to Resilience – Sasha Hauswald, Stephanie Reyes

On Common Ground: International Perspectives on the Community Land Trust (Terra Nostra Press)

The Burden of Patience in a Long March Toward Racial Justice – Tony Pickett

Housing Matters/Urban Institute

Equitable Places: How Community Land Trusts Can Advance Racial and Economic Justice – Q&A with Tony Pickett



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