How Community Land Trusts Preserve Affordable Housing



PANELISTS

  • Moderator – Citizens Bank – Lisa Giordano

  • Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region – Linda MacFarlane

  • Albany Community Land Trust – Susan Cotner

  • NYS Homes & Community Renewal – Rachel Weider


DISCUSSION TOPICS


As urban living becomes more attractive to the affluent, people who have lived in the same neighborhood for years are being pushed out by teardowns and skyrocketing rents. Community Land Trusts can help preserve affordable options for all. Find out:

  • How land trusts acquire and hold land for the good of the community;

  • How land trusts help low-income families build equity and financial stability; and

  • How to level the playing field against gentrification and speculation.



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