Press Releases

Enterprise Awards New York City $1.65 Million to Support the Formation and Expansion of Community Land Trusts, NYC HPD, July 19, 2017

News Articles

What Does “Community Control of Land” Mean? – Shelterforce, May 2, 2018

Community Ownership Redefines ‘Highest and Best Use’– Shelterforce, May 2, 2018

Making the City’s Vacant Land Work for the Public – Gotham Gazette, March 9, 2018

Report: Amid Housing Crisis, NY Must Rethink How Land is Owned – City Limits, March 9, 2018

Where Does Public Land Come From? Municipalization and Privatization Debates – Metropolitics, March 6, 2018

Mayor de Blasio on Brian Lehrer show: Who cares about HDFC shareholders losing equity and homeownership? Foreclosures are OK! – HDFC Coalition, January 21, 2018

The NYC Community Land Trust Movement Wants to Go Big – City Limits, January 8, 2018

South Bronx Unite teams up to reclaim community turf – Bronx Times, December 12, 2017

Making Affordable Housing Permanently Affordable – Huffington Post, November 8, 2017

New York City Becomes a Hotbed of Community Land Trust Innovation Shelterforce, November 7, 2017

CityViews: Community Land Trusts are a Path to Affordable HomeownershipCity Limits, October 19, 2017

The Solution to Our Housing Crisis Is to Let Communities Own PropertyThe Nation, August 29, 2017

Can Connecting Rent To Income, Not Market Rates, Change The Affordability Of Cities?Fast Company, August 18, 2017

NYC Just Made Its Biggest Commitment Ever To A Radical Affordable Housing Model – Gothamist, August 4, 2017

Momentum for NYC Community Land Trusts Gets $1.65M BoostNextCity , July 26, 2017

City Dips Toe Into Funding Community Land TrustsCity Limits, July 19, 2017

Enterprise Awards New York City $1.65 Million to Support the Formation and Expansion of Community Land Trusts – NYC HPD, July 19, 2017

Community Land Trusts Gaining Traction in New YorkReal Estate Weekly, May 18, 2017

From Georgia to NYC: The Civil Rights Roots of Community Land TrustsCity Limits, March 16, 2017

Backers of Community Land Trusts Seek to Broaden SupportCity Limits, February 7, 2017

NYC Opens Door Wide to Community Land TrustsNext City, February 1, 2017

HPD Moves Closer to Community Land TrustsTimes Ledger, January 16, 2017

De Blasio Admin. Opens Door to Community Land TrustsCity Limits, January 10, 2017

Council Bill Would Boost Land Trusts as Way to Keep Housing AffordableCity Limits, September 14, 2016

City Slow to Embrace Land Trusts as Housing ToolCity Limits, May 9, 2016

Why Are Hundreds Of Affordable NYC Apartments VacantGothamist, March 9, 2016

Support Community Land Trusts for Affordable HousingNew York Times, December 1, 2015

Community Control: Organizing for Community Land Trusts in NYCNew Economy Project, November 12, 2015

The Ungentrifiers – The Awl, July 30, 2015

Ask the Homeless What They NeedNew York Times, February 19, 2015

Landlords and RiskNew York Times, November 6, 2014

The Value of Land: How Community Land Trusts Maintain Housing AffordabilityUrban Omnibus, April 29th, 2014

Homelessness, Community Land Trusts, and the Future of NYC NeighborhoodsNew York Foundation, April 9, 2014

Homeless Folks Have Real Solutions to the Housing CrisisThe Indypendent, February 24, 2014

Community Board 11 Approves an Affordable Housing Initiative for East Harlem – Columbia Journalism School, November 13, 2013