Network Releases 2015 Member Report

The 2015 Network Member Report reviews general characteristics about the Network's membership as well as detailed information about members' programs and portfolios.

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Call for CLT Ambassadors

The National Community Land Trust Network is accepting applications for the Ambassador Initiative for residents/leaseholders of community land trust organizations.  Through the Ambassador Initiative the…

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Annual Meeting 2015

Thank you for joining us  for the 2015 Annual Meeting webinar held on Tuesday, December 1, 2015: 1pm Pacific / 4pm Eastern! Watch the webinar recording…

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Emerging CLT Office Hours

As part of the Network's Emerging CLT Initiative, we are pleased to offer monthly "Office Hours" for Network Members that are community groups or new…

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September 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: Fannie Mae Lender Training, Intersections 2015 Conference Updates, Funding Opportunities, New Publications & Resources and more ...

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IGNITE! Community Pitch Fest

Have you been up to something awesome that you want to share with your colleagues at the national conference? This year, we are launching the Ignite! Community Pitch…

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Seeking Nominations for the New Board

The National Community Land Trust Network and Cornerstone Partnership are seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the Board of Directors for the new consolidated…

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August 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: An Network/Cornerstone integration update, 2015 Intersections poll - breakfast table topics, participate in Calls to Action to save HOME, new articles and…

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July Newsletter

In this issue: Sign on to Save HOME, 2015 Intersections Conference information, Network Policy Updates and more ...

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June 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: Members Approve Integration with Cornerstone Partnership, 2015 Intersections Conference updates, NEW Member Poll, and more ...

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FAQ Plan of Consolidation

The Network Board voted unanimously in support of the plan of consolidation with Cornerstone Partnership and invites Network Members to learn more about it and…

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May 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: 'Stronger Together,' an update on our proposed consolidation, Membership Diversity - it may surprise you, and the Urban Institute's new research regarding…

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Apply for Advocacy Event Funds

When approaching housing and community development advocacy in your community, it is critical to get the right stakeholders together in order to properly inform, discuss,…

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April 2015 Newsletter

In this issue: Advocacy Updates, Office Hours for Emerging CLTs and New Funding Opportunities. Read the newsletter>

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Update on HOME Funds

Over the past year Network staff have heard from a number of members that their local PJ’s (participating jurisdictions) are raising questions about restrictions on…

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Catalyzing Impact Grants

CLOSED: Whether it’s preventing displacement, revitalizing areas hit hard by the housing crisis, or simply planning ahead for the next decade, housing policy is the…

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Call for Session Proposals: Intersections 2015

CLOSED. Intersections 2015, presented by the National Community Land Trust Network, is the only national conference dedicated to permanently affordable housing and the creation and preservation of…

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Business Fellows Growing to Scale

In 2014, the Network Board of Directors adopted a strategic plan that emphasizes “getting to scale” which is defined as: impact + sustainability + reach…

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Who is Cornerstone Partnership?

Recently we had the opportunity to sit down with Rachel Silver and Rick Jacobus, current and founding directors of Cornerstone Partnership. The Network and Cornerstone Partnership…

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February Newsletter

In this issue: 20,000 Catalyzing Impact Grants open, Business Fellows examine scale, Member Drive kicks off, Call for Conference session proposals View the newsletter>

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First Mortgage Financing Webinar

First Mortgage Financing for CLT Homes: The Basics recording now available. Thank you for joining us for the Network's first webinar in 2015! We started…

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January Newsletter

In this issue: The new resident ambassadors and start-up CLTs, new working papers Community Land Trusts and Limited Equity Cooperatives and Housing More People More…

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Where have we been?

In addition to all the online training and resources the Network provides, staff also travel across the country to present and represent CLTs and shared…

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Thank you departing board members

In 2006 the first annual meeting was held in Boulder, Colorado, where fifteen individuals were elected to serve on the first Board of Directors of…

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Potential Integration Update from Marge Misak

On October 24, 2014, representatives of Cornerstone Partnership (Cornerstone) Capital Impact Partners (parent organization of Cornerstone), and the National Community Land Trust Network (Network) had…

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November Newsletter

In this issue: Our first formal annual report covering 2013, HomeKeeper Grants, letter to FHFA and a farewell to board members

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Call for CLT Ambassadors 2014

CLOSED.  The Network needs your help to launch our brand new Ambassador Initiative!  We are looking for  CLT resident leaders who are interested in meeting…

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HomeKeeper Adoption Grants Available

CLOSED.  Back by popular demand, The Network is pleased to announce a new round of HomeKeeper Adoption Grants! In total, the Network will award seven $4,000 HomeKeeper Adoption Grants…

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Annual Meeting 2014

Thank you for joining the Network board and staff on October 22nd for this important meeting. Participants heard election results, welcoming Emily Seibel, Christopher Ptomey,…

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Fall Policy Updates

The Network has expanded our policy work that affects CLTs and permanent affordable housing programs. Read the updates on FHA, HOME and more

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Potential Integration Update

The Network and Cornerstone Partnership are continuing conversations about the possibility of formally integrating the work of the two organizations.

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Where we’ve been in Fall 2014

In addition to all the online training and resources the Network provides, staff also travel across the country to present and represent CLTs and shared…

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September 2014 Newsletter

September Network Newsletter: $100,000 Available for CLT-Catholic Collaboration, Board Slate Announced, New Inclusionary Housing Resource Library

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Happy Birthday Henry George!

Happy Birthday Henry George! Today, September 2nd, marks what would be the 175th birthday of the political economist and grandfather of community land trust philosophy.

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August 2014 Newsletter

August 2014 Network Newsletter: Upcoming Funding Opportunities, New Research on Resident Engagement and Inclusionary Housing and Cornerstone Partnership Conversation Update

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New Research: Inclusionary Housing

In the past year, the Network has partnered with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to research and produce a new report, "Achieving Lasting Affordability…

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July 2014 Newsletter

July Network Newsletter: CCHD grant announcement, call for board nominations, and upcoming ADA anniversary

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State and Local Advocacy: Vermont

After many years of advocacy by community land trusts (CLTs) and affordable housing allies in Vermont, the state legislature passed a law that ensures taxation…

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Ally Highlight: Community Frameworks

The Network highlights Network Ally Community Frameworks, a supporter of permanent affordable housing and administrator of HUD SHOP grants to Pacific Northwest members

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June 2014 Newsletter

June 2014 Network Newsletter: Upcoming Funding Opportunities, PAC meeting for Advocacy and HUD Budget, PLACE advocacy, upcoming research announcement

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PLACE and the Network Advocate in DC

The Network and PLACE representatives met with DC lawmakers to present the needs of housing and community development practitioners, specifically on housing finance reform and…

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Member Access

The Network is the national source for resources on community land trusts and other permanent affordable housing programs (PAH). We are and have always been…

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May 2014 Newsletter

May Network Newsletter: 2014 Cleveland National Conference, Catholic Community Development Grant, Roots and Branches website

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New CLT History Resource

Our wonderful colleagues, Greg Rosenberg and John Emmeus Davis, recently launched Roots & Branches: A Gardener's Guide to the Origins & Evolution of the Community…

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Policy Update: HOME advocacy

This week the Network submitted a letter to HUD seeking confirmation that ground lease payments are permissible under the new HOME Rule. The letter provides…

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Policy Update: CLTs in housing finance bill

Due to the Network's advocacy efforts, community land trusts (CLTs) and other permanently affordable homeownership (PAH) programs are included in the bipartisan housing finance proposal.

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Conference Session Materials

Attending the 2014 National Conference? You'll find several sessions have posted materials. For these sessions, you are welcome to print materials prior to the conference…

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Network Accomplishments

There has been a lot of change at the Network over the past 18 months. See what's new and view some of our major accomplishments.

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April 2014 Newsletter

In this Issue: Policy Win in Housing Finance proposal, HOME rule letter to HUD, Network Planning Process with Cornerstone Partnership Read the newsletter>

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Homekeeper Adoption Grants 2014

The Network has awarded all seven of our 2014 Homekeeper Adoption Grants to: Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County Windham & Windsor Housing…

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CLTs in the National News!

Reporter, Laura Gottesdiener, passionately asks, "What would it look like for our neighborhoods to be more secure?"  Her answer-- community land trusts and the community…

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March 2014 Newsletter

March Network Newsletter: The Network’s new strategic plan, Emily Thaden’s “Mission above Method” Shelterforce article

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Mission over Method Article

The Network's Emily Thaden has published an article in Shelterforce, "Mission Above Method." The article provides a fresh perspective on a current topic of interest…

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Policy Alert: HOME and CDBG Funding

On February 5th, the Administration announced that top line budget figures for President Obama’s 2015 fiscal year budget request to Congress will be released on…

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Community Land Trust Forum in New Orleans

Join the Network, the Crescent City Community Land Trust, Northshore Housing Initiative, Athens Land Trust and Enterprise Community Partners for a Urban Land Institute sponsored…

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February 2014 Newsletter

In this Issue: 2014 Cleveland National Conference Sneak Peak, HOME rules update, Bank of the West’s Charitable Investments, Wells Fargo grants Read the newsletter>

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Policy Update: HOME Rules Issues

The Network synthesized feedback on problems with HOME rules and hired Reno & Cavanaugh, a law firm with extensive experience on HUD programs to develop…

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2014 – 2016 Strategic Plan

Over the next three years we will significantly increase the number of permanently affordable housing units on the ground by coalescing as a sector, boosting…

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New Catalyzing Impact Grant Awardees

Due to the high demand for the Catalyzing Impact grants and unique opportunities in specific localities to promote permanent affordability, the Network has awarded two…

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January 2014 Newsletter

In this Issue: The Network’s Catalyzing Impact grants recipients, Registration for Roger Williams CLT course, CLTs in France and Belgium Read the newsletter>

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New Partnership with CapNexus

The Network announces a new partnership with Partners for the Common Good so that our members may efficiently identify competitive financing options offered by lending…

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PLACE and Network Advocacy

The Network encourages members to explore PLACE Membership to further housing concerns in DC. PLACE is a new nonprofit that aims to unify the voices…

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Network Newsletters 2014

Looking for a previous Network communication? Find what you need in Network archives and subscribe to stay updated on the world of community land trust…

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Network Newsletters 2013

Catch up on all the news from 2013 in one place: February Issue 1 February Issue 2 March May June July August September October November…

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CLT Courses for College Credit

Are you looking for a professional development opportunity for yourself or your staff? Have you thought about going back to school but are wondering how…

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FHA Update

In late October, the board and staff of the National Community land Trust Network visited Congressional offices in Washington DC to discuss the benefits and…

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New Mortgage Lender

The National CLT Network is pleased to announce that Mission Hills Mortgage Bankers, a first mortgage lending institution, is interested in working with CLTs in…

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Policy Alert: HUD Funding

Sign onto the letter to House and Senate Appropriations Committees urging them to increase funding for the Departments of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (HUD)…

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Network Newsletters 2012

Catch up on all the news from 2012. You'll find information you can use about funding opportunities, policy issues, training and events. February March June…

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Network Newsletters 2011

Catch up on all the news from 2011. You’ll find information you can use about funding opportunities, policy issues, training and events. February 3 February…

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Network Newsletters 2010

Catch up on all the news from 2010.  You’ll find information you can use about funding opportunities, policy issues, training and events. October November December

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March Newsletter

In this issue: Advocacy Day, Inclusive Communities Framework, HOME Updates Read the newsletter>

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