Press Conference – Long Island Housing Symposium

First-Ever Long Island Housing Symposium Press Conference Monday April 26, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at 478 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale NY Rain Date: Tuesday April 27, 2021, 11:00am Uniondale, Long Island, N.Y., The Uniondale Community Land Trust andHempstead Community Land Trust will host the first-ever Long Island Housing Symposium on April 29…

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Thank you for a successful 2020!

The Uniondale Community Land Trust (U-CLT) thanks our members, donors, and community for their continued partnership with us. Their support in 2020 has strengthened our efforts to continue to create permanently affordable housing in Uniondale. Housing prices on Long Island have increased over 30% this year, making it a challenge for many hard-working…

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Thank you for making our kick-off a success!

Thanks to everyone who joined us for our kick-off on the 7th! We were honored by the presence of our elected officials — Senior Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby, Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, and County Executive Laura Curran. Thanks also to the many partners, community leaders, and local clergy who celebrated with us, including…

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Kick-off at 774 Macon!

In January, we were excited to receive construction permits for our first home 774 Macon! We invite our neighbors, elected officials, and organizational partners to join us for a groundbreaking on Thursday, March 7th at noon. Please e-mail [info (at)] to RSVP.

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2019 Annual Meeting

On January 12, the U-CLT held its annual membership meeting. We celebrated our progress during the past year, elected our 2018-2019 Board, and honored three outgoing longtime directors. We also confirmed changes to organizational by-laws and discussed plans for the upcoming year. Here are a few pictures from a great…

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How to Find Out More and Get Involved

Q: How do I find out more about the land trust? A: A good first step is to attend one of our quarterly orientation meetings at Uniondale Library, which provide an overview of the model and the organization. The next meeting is scheduled for March – keep an eye on…

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U-CLT Receives AHC Grant

We are excited to announce that the New York State Affordable Housing Corporation (AHC) has awarded the U-CLT a grant of $40,000 towards the redevelopment of our first home at 774 Macon Place. This grant is the first AHC grant made to a community land trust in New York State.

In 2017, U-CLT was awarded funding from the New York State Attorney General’s office and Enterprise Community Partners. This funding enabled us to acquire our first home, begin renovations, and fund the project coordinator who has managed acquisition and renovation. The AHC grant will help us meet increased costs due to asbestos removal and the increasing cost of construction work.

Thank You LICF!

In June 2015, the Long Island Community Foundation provided the Uniondale-CLT with a $20,000 grant in order to hire the organization’s first staff member to assisted the Board in making great strides toward the development of U-CLT’s organization structure. We are extremely grateful to have this opportunity to grow our initiatives and…

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