Community land trusts can and do develop affordable rental housing. The resources on this page highlight some of the opportunities and challenges for CLTs and other permanently affordable housing programs in developing and stewarding rental properties.
Supporting Permanently Affordable Housing through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program (ppt slides)
Dr. Marla Nelson and Beth Sorce (University of New Orleans) review how states' QAPs support permanent affordability. Thom Amdur (National Housing & Rehabilitation Association) discusses how to advocate for changes to your state's program.
Written Materials & Publications
Rethinking Rental Housing: Expanding the Ability of Rental Housing to Serve as a Pathway to Economic and Social Opportunity
Community Land Trusts and Low-income Multi-family Rental Housing: The Case of Cooper Square, New York City
WORKING PAPER: Tom Angotti & Cecilia Jagu. (2007). Lincoln Institute of Land Policy-Working Paper WP07TA1. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
CLTs Have Renters Too: CLTs Can & Should Include Their Renters, Not Just Homeowners, in Governance and Wealth-building