Community Land Trust (CLT) Initiative
We are in the process of building a CLT to defend our homes and our neighborhood. The COVID-19 crisis has made our mission all the more urgent. Financial crises have had a devastating impact on East New York residents.
How Do CLTs Work?
The nonprofit CLT owns the land and issues 99-year renewable leases for affordable housing and other community needs. works to ensure that it is used in a way that benefits the community.
A tool for economic stability and community wealth generation
THE LATEST FROM EAST NEW YORK CLT
OpEd: Supporting the East New York Community Land Trust: A tool to Increase and Protect Affordable Homeownership
In 2008, Barack Obama was elected President of the United States with hopes and promises of a better tomorrow. Many naively believed Obama’s election single-handedly ended racism and the American
CLTs were initially created as a tool for collective racial and economic justice in the Civil Rights Movement- to secure a material basis and organizational framework for self-determination. The first
The COVID-19 crisis has made our effort to create a CLT in East New York all the more urgent.We know that Financial crises have had a devastating impact on East
CLTS IN THE NEWS
We know that the tax lien sale disproportionately impacts communities of color like East New York.
The tax lien sale program expires at the end of THIS year.
Learn more about this unjust program and take action!
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Thread: This week we found out that @NYCCouncil will fund the CLT Initiative by $650K. Although this falls short of the over $1M that we asked for, we thank them. We also want to give a BIG SHOUT OUT 🗣️ to the electeds that helped and the Steering Com Members that pushed HARD 1/3
"As proud members of the ENY CLT, we have witnessed how empowered volunteers are working to make the CLT a reality and give our community a fighting chance against gentrification and displacement."
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