Most frequently asked questions and answers
CLTs are nonprofit organizations—governed by a board of CLT residents, community residents and public representatives—that provide lasting community assets and permanently affordable housing opportunities for families and communities. CLTs develop rural and urban agriculture projects, commercial spaces to serve local communities, affordable rental and cooperative housing projects, and conserve land or urban green spaces. However, the heart of their work is the creation of homes that remain permanently affordable, providing successful homeownership opportunities for generations of lower-income families.
For a full chart on difference, please visit Land Banking vs. Land Trusting Comparison of Strategies Document.
Land trusts can be a very dynamic part of a community and its residents. For a full source of resources and tools on how to start one, please visit the Community Land Trust Network.
All interested members are invited to our monthly meetings on the second Saturday of every month. They are typically held at Uniondale High School but are currently being hosted remotely via Zoom. For more information, please visit our membership page.