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Development Without Displacement

What is a Community Land Trust?

Community land trusts (CLTs) are nonprofit organizations governed by a board of CLT residents, community residents and public representatives that provide lasting community assets and shared equity homeownership opportunities for families and communities. CLTs develop rural and urban agriculture projects, commercial spaces to serve local communities, affordable rental and cooperative housing projects, and conserve land or urban green spaces. However, the heart of their work is the creation of homes that remain permanently affordable, providing successful homeownership opportunities to lower-income families for generations to come.

The Fruit Belt Community Land Trust is made up of residents and business owners from the fruit belt community who:

Acquire Property

FBCLT purchases vacant land and structures for the purpose of community centered development.

Develop housing, gardens,
or commercial space

FBCLT develops land and rehabilitates structures into permanently affordable housing, community, and commercial space.

Sell homes at a low cost

FBCLT brings the dream of home ownership to life for low to moderate income buyers. These homes remain affordable in perpetuity, so there is always a safe affordable place to call home for individuals and families in our community.