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Using Land to Restore Neighborhoods and Build Community

“Using Land to Restore Neighborhoods and Build Community” explores how community land trusts can be implemented to address a wide variety of needs and profiles four community land trust organizations that share how they evolved to better serve their communities. The paper was produced in partnership with NHC’s Restoring Neighborhoods Task Force.
Organizations profiled:
Champlain Housing Trust
City of Lakes Community Land Trust
Oakland Community Land Trust
T.R.U.S.T. South LA

Related Tools

For an in-depth look at community land trusts and other models of shared equity homeownership, visit Nexus, the NHC Housing Policy Guide. Our guide to shared equity homeownership features program profiles, implementation guidance and more.


The National Housing Conference gratefully acknowledges
JPMorgan Chase & Co. for its support of “Using Land to
Restore Neighborhoods and Build Community.”

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