Cooperatives & Mutual Housing Associations
Some community land trusts are utilizing hybrid models, where the CLT develops and stewards limited equity housing cooperatives (LEC) on land owned by the CLT. Learn about the pros and cons of this hybrid model and critical factors that must be considered for CLT-LEC projects.
Powerpoint slides designed by Julia Curry, Champlain Housing Trust, for the 2012 National CLT Network conference.
Handout on CLT Stewardship within the context of co-op projects.
Powerpoint slides designed by Sandy Bishop and Rhea Miller, Lopez CLT, for the 2012 National CLT Conference
Meagan Ehlenz (University of Pennsylvania) and Andy Reicher (Urban Homesteading Assistance Board) discuss the challenges and opportunities of creating and stewarding LEC-CLTs.
Written Materials & Publications
Community Land Trusts And Limited Equity Cooperatives: A Marriage Of Affordable Homeownership Models?
WORKING PAPER: Meagan Ehlenz. (December, 2014). Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (WP14ME1). Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
CLT TECHNICAL MANUAL- Chapter 15B. Edited by Kirby White. (2011). National Community Land Trust Network.
CLT TECHNICAL MANUAL- Chapter 15A. Edited by Kirby White. (2011). National Community Land Trust Network.
Watchful Stewards: Mutual Housing Associations and Community Land Trusts Preserve Affordable Housing
ARTICLE: Sarah Hovde & John Krinsky. (March/April, 1997). Shelterforce. National Housing Institute.
Model Documents & Examples
Provided by Julia Curry for Flynn Avenue Cooperative Homes, Inc. at Champlain Housing Trust