WHAT IS A COMMUNITY LAND TRUST?
WHAT IS SELF BUILD
"Self-build" is the practice of creating an individual home for you and your family through a variety of different methods. The term "self-build" is specifically used in the UK and Ireland when an individual obtains a building plot and then builds their own home on that plot.
HISTORY OF A COMMUNITY LAND TRUST
New Communities Inc. NEW COMMUNITIES INC: Image by Bonnie Acker (c) 2014Often called the “first CLT,” New Communities Inc. (NCI) was an outgrowth of the Southern Civil Rights Movement, as it unfolded in Albany, Georgia during the 1960s.The leaders of New Communities had also been leaders of the Albany Movement and the local field office for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
NATIONAL COMMUNITY LAND TRUST NETWORK
Our Mission: The National Community Land Trust Network provides research, advocacy, education, and support for its member organizations that nurture and sustain healthy and economically diverse communities by providing permanently affordable access to land, homes, and community assets.