Burlington Associates in Community Development
Michael Brown is a Partner in Burlington Associates in Community Development, LLC, a national consulting group with a major focus on shared-equity homeownership. Michael helped establish one of the first CLTs in the country in eastern Tennessee in the early 1980’s and later served as the co-director of the Institute for Community Economics. For the past 17 years, Michael has provided technical assistance to over 60 new and existing CLTs, with services ranging from feasibility analysis and business planning, to program design and implementation, to adding commercial properties to CLT portfolios, to building financial and political support for community land trusts. Michael lives with his life partner in rural Collegeville Township in Minnesota.