What's a community land trust?

A nonprofit that holds land in trust for the permanent benefit of low-income residents.
A CLT is a community-controlled nonprofit dedicated to the stewardship & permanent affordability of land, housing, and other buildings for community benefit.

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OakCLT stewards housing and land for perpetual community use.

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Learn about the qualifications needed to buy a home and the application process.


9Aug, 2015

OakCLT among cohort of Oakland organizations to receive major anonymous donation

Several weeks ago, the Oakland Community Land Trust was among a cohort of over 15 organizations in Oakland to receive a significant contribution from an anonymous donor of the San Francisco Foundation. On Tuesday July 14th, the Foundation gathered the grantees, partners, and local elected officials at the East Oakland Youth Development Center to make the official announcement of the donation: a $34 million dollar investment into creating pathways of opportunity in Oakland. OakCLT was awarded $2 million.  See the official announcement here.

Over the span of nearly six weeks, OakCLT developed and shared with the Foundation our vision […]

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