A few links from other cities showing success with
Open Space/Parks and Housing initiatives together

Combined Land Trust and Open Space

A story from Massachusetts where voters approved public money to pursue simultaneous efforts on Open Space and Workforce Housing and Historic Preservation.

Athens Georgia - combined open space and housing initiative

Dudley Neighbors Incorporated Community Land Trust - Our Mission is to implement the community revitalization plans of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI), which espouses development without displacement and includes affordable housing, economic development, open space and other amenities of the Urban Village.


Community Land and Urban Trust descriptions

A brief video defining community land trusts, how they help people get into homes and get equity.

Urban Land Conservancy - ULC is a nonprofit organization established in 2003 by local business leaders who understood the need to permanently secure real estate asset and use real estate as a tool to benefit urban communities. In much the same way that a land trust preserves open space for future generations, we preserve real estate assets in urban areas to ensure their continued community benefit.


Shared Equity-Homeownership

Shared Equity Homeownership - Community land trusts and housing co-ops are alternative forms of homeownership that often serve those shut out by traditional markets.


Challenge of Affordable Housing


Open Space and Bond Funding Wins Around USA