Community Land Trusts Gain New Activist Allies

The Right to the City (RTC), an activist housing justice alliance, has broadened its agenda to include advocating for community land trusts (CLTs) and other permanently affordable housing arrangements.

“We were drawn to CLTs not just as a technical model, but because they provide the opportunity for residents—including renters—to actually have control over their homes and communities,” says Tony Romano, the alliance's organizing director. The RTC identifies with the social justice roots of land trusts, and sees how their goals can align with the alliance's anti-gentrification and affordable housing advocacy.

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