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Bending the Arc: Growth and Expansion of the CLT Model

 

Grounded Solutions Network CEO Tony Pickett joined leading housing experts and advocates for a series of video interviews to address the history, diversification and scaleability of the community land trust model and the impact of racial justice on CLT expansion efforts in the United States and worldwide. We encourage our members to share and submit thoughts and feedback on the videos using the comment form here.

 

 

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CLTs Work!

Tony shares why community input and control of land use propels generational benefits.

 

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CLT History

Tony explains how the modern CLT was born out of the American Civil Rights Movement.

 

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Building Equity

Tony shares how CLT homeowners use earned equity from increased home value to eventually purchase a new home at market rate.

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Redlining

Tony describes the generational impacts of intentional asset suppression among communities of color.

 

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CLTs and Gentrification

Tony describes the generational impacts of intentional asset suppression among communities of color.

 

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Single-Family Zoning

Tony discusses how lot sizes and land policies can effectively exclude low-income residents’ access to a community.

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Financial Literacy

Tony encourages consideration of home ownership as an investment tool toward wealth building.

 

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Working Together

Tony speaks on the importance of collaborative stewardship in support of the CLT model. 

 

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A Scalable Future

Tony shares Grounded Solutions’ plans to expand the number of homes with lasting affordability to one million during the next decade.

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Combating Bias

Tony discusses why CLTs must work to combat systemic housing discrimination.

 

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Social Justice Reform

Tony discusses the impact of economic exclusion on housing equity.

 

 

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Global Racial Bias

Tony discusses international racism and its impact in the Pan-African Diaspora.

 

 

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