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.


New Report Highlights Strategies to Expand Community Ownership through CLTs in California

OakCLT is excited to share a recently released report we helped create in partnership with four other grassroots CLT partners. Increasing Community Power and Health Through Community Land Trusts: A Report from Five Movement-Driven California CLTs highlights lessons learned from the work of Fideicomiso Comunitario Tierra Libre, THRIVE Santa Ana, T.R.U.S.T. South LA, Sacramento CLT, and OakCLT, as well as concrete recommendations

Two New Resources on Innovative CLT Work Featuring OakCLT

Check out these two new CLT resources, both full of great information for anyone interested in the practice of community and resident-led development on community-owned land.

On Common Ground: International Perspectives on the Community Land Trust is a volume of 26 essays from CLTs practitioners, scholars, and organizers from around the world. Released by the Center for Community Land

New $12M Muncipal Fund for Resident-led CLT Housing Preservation Projects

June 25, 2019
Contact: Miya Saika Chen
(510) 238-7246

City Council Passes New Budget Solution to Oakland Housing Crisis: $12 Million Municipal Fund to Preserve Permanently Affordable Housing with Community Land Trusts

New Preservation of Affordable Housing Fund (PAHF) Aims to Provide Affordable Ownership for Oakland Tenants Facing Threat of Displacement & Take Housing Off Speculative Market

Oakland, CA — On Monday, June 24, 2019, Oakland City

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