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 Friday, February 22nd (rain date: Friday, March 1st). Please e-mail [info (at) u-clt.org] to RSVP.
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…
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…
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.
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…