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 and the NYC Lien Sale has put numerous homeowners at risk.
How Do CLTs Work?
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
CLTs IN THE NEWS
Did you know that 75 percent of new construction projects on city-owned land were awarded to for-profit developers from 2014 to 2018? (ANHD, 2019)
Why should we allow the city to give OUR land to for-profit developers?!
Join us on Jan. 13 at 6:30 PM: https://t.co/48Qa7mq2OX https://t.co/26w9qymdqi
ENY CLT invites you to imagine your block and what's possible when the community takes over!
Join our virtual workshop "Reimagining Land Ownership: Public Land for Community Stewardship" on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 6:30 pm.
Register via Zoom: https://t.co/48Qa7mq2OX