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Revisiting the Community Land Trust: An Academic Literature Review

Community and Economic Development Program of UNC

CLTs offer reliable stewardship of community land assets and a long-term promise of affordable housing (Davis 2010). One-time investments in CLT properties can keep those properties affordable as long as the CLT exists, ensuring affordability for far longer (Institute for Community Economics 1982, Jacobus and Brown 2010, White 2011).

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Transforming Cleveland Vacant Lots into an Urban Farm

Center for Community Progress

The condemned Carpenters Hall at Kinsman Road in 2011. Taking care of and repurposing vacant land, or “vacant land stewardship,” is therefore a critical part of what land banks across the country do. Source: Google Maps The same lot in 2016. CCCC’s new headquarters and parking lot are seen to the right.

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Crain's Chicago Business: Crain's Forum on Rebranding Chicago

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

must be consistent and focused on making the right decisions, the decisions that collectively achieve and support the realization of the community’s desired vision and positioning in terms of quality of life/placemaking, economic health, and the stewardship of physical assets and the built and natural environment.

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Technical Leadership Needs Advance The Politics-Administration Dichotomy

Public Policy Blog

Still, as Demir and Reddick (2012) report, shared roles allow elected officials to develop innovative approaches to community challenges and align a local government’s administrative systems with the values, mission, and policy goals defined by the community and the elected officials. Retrieved from [link]. Overeem, Patrick (2012). doi:10.1111/j.1540-6210.2011.02430.x.