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Information & Resources
Bay Area Community Land Trust
- Permanently affordable, resident-owned cooperative housing communities that benefit workers, families, students, senior, disabled, and other low and middle income folks from widely diverse backgrounds.
Oakland Community Land Trust
- Combats community deterioration and expands housing and economic development opportunities for low and moderate income residents; Promotes neighborhood stability and community involvement through the provision of permanently affordable homeownership and equity-sharing options; Supports the development of commercial and retail facilities that serve working families.
San Francisco Community Land Trust
- Advocates for conversions of rental buildings to limited equity cooperatives rather than condos.
Sacred Community Land Trust
- An urban farming Community Land Trust.
National CLT Network
- Provides access to training, technical resources, and contacts to help you strengthen and grow your community land trust.
- The Community Land Trust Resource Center
Bay Area Cooperative Association
- A community directory of Bay Area co-op housing information
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
- The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is a nonprofit and tax-exempt educational institution founded in 1974 to improve the quality of public debate and decisions in the areas of land policy and land-related taxation. The Institute's goals are to integrate theory and practice to better shape land policy and to provide a nonpartisan forum for discussion of the multidisciplinary forces that influence public policy.
Community Land Trusts (Land Lines Article): A Solution for Permanently Affordable Housing
Author(s): Greenstein, Rosalind and Yesim Sungu-Eryilmaz
Publication Date: January 2007
- Beneficial State Bank is a community bank in Oakland that is offers basic banking services to low and very low income people.
Homebuyer Education and Assistance Programs
- PDF of Homebuyer Education Seminars
Building Education Center
- The Building Education Center is a Bay Area resource that offers classes, workshops and books on building an remodelling.
- The City of Berkeley Fire and Earthquake Emergency Preparedness Information