This report seeks to broaden awareness, discourse, and adoption of community control of land and housing strategies among various stakeholders who have a genuine desire to see stable, healthy, equitable, and sustainable local communities flourish.
Writing for Huffington Post, Jarrid Green explores the story of how Hasta Muerte Coffee partnered with the Oakland Community Land Trust to fight back against displacement: The American real estate system is programmed to strip control from communities like Fruitvale. Instead of being organized to
In Next City, a look at how the Maggie Walker Community Land Trust is working to keep housing permanently affordable in Richmond, Virginia, and why for The Democracy Collaborative’s Jarrid Green, efforts to promote community control of land and housing have to be situated within the long history of
As our housing crisis worsens during the COVID-19 pandemic, we urgently need new approaches and institutions that center permanent affordability, community ownership and control, and the long-term goal of decommodification.