What's a CLT?

A nonprofit that holds land in trust for the permanent benefit of low-income residents.

Our Properties

OakCLT stewards housing and land for perpetual community use.

Our Current Work

Learn about the current programs and projects of OakCLT.


1503, 2018

OakCLT & #Liberate23rdAve Featured in Locavesting

In Oakland, Community-Owned Real Estate is Bucking Gentrification Trend  By Sarah Trent, March 12, 2018

For two decades now, the building at the corner of 23rd and International avenues in east Oakland has been a community hub for people and organizations with few other places to go.

In a neighborhood that is low-income and majority people of color—flanked to the east by the largely Latino/Hispanic

2112, 2017

OakCLT Mourns Loss of Board Member Ellen Wyrick-Parkinson

The board of directors and staff of the Oakland Community Land Trust mourn the loss of long-serving board member, Ellen Wyrick-Parkinson. Ms. Ellen passed away in early December at the age of 94. She originally joined the OakCLT board as an appointee of the West Oakland Project Area Committee (WOPAC), an advisory body to Oakland’s former