land trusts, or CLTs, meet urgent community needs by placing homeownership
within reach of those shut out by discrimination or high-cost markets,
providing affordable housing opportunities and preventing displacement due to
gentrification. CLTs can also be used to preserve commercial and community
spaces, as well as access to open space and farmland. Black farmers and civil rights leaders
developed the model over 50 years ago, and today urban and rural communities
alike are using the model to ensure community control of land.
This introductory webinar is
for real estate professionals, agents, appraisers, mortgage lenders and
attorneys interested in learning more about the CLT model and how they can
support their creation, growth and sustainability. Hear from Washington State
CLT experts who have been producing and preserving housing for more than 30
This webinar is offered as part of
Futures Institute, presented by Grounded Solutions
Network and the Northwest Community Land Trust Coalition, and made possible by
the State of Washington Department of Commerce.