I Love Minneapolis!

March 2014 marked a milestone in the history of the CLCLT - the sale of its first ever, soley developed property. The household that purchased the home on Sheridan Avenue North is that of Toyia Verdell and her two daughters, Tamaria and Ta’Rya, ages 16 and 9. Toyia was unfamiliar with the CLCLT and its mission until she found the listing ...


CLCLT 2015 Bus Tour attendees pictured with CLCLT homeowner, Darrell Young.

CLCLT 2015 Bus Tour

Prior to boarding the bus to begin touring through North Minneapolis, bus tour attendees were given the opportunity to meet CLCLT homeowner, Darrell Young. Darrell spoke about his childhood in Minneapolis and how his path to homeownership brought him full circle.

Inspiring and Inspired

Born in Uganda, Jackie moved here with her family at the very young age of 2 years. At that time her aunt – who was attending college – sponsored the large, extended family but with few resources available the family found themselves taking home mattresses from the side of the road and using their "bare hands to vacuum the floors." ...


First Generation Homeownership

Rhea Blue Arm has called Little Earth United Tribes (LEUT) her home for over 20 years. During that time she has watched LEUT undergo changes from her apartments on both "The Big Side" and "The Little Side" of Cedar Avenue (LEUT resident’s nicknames to differentiate between the apartment buildings on either side of Cedar Avenue) in which she was raising ...


Attendees of the CLCLT 2015 Bus Tour with CLCLT homeowner, Jackline Mukiibi

CLCLT 2015 Bus Tour

Attendees of the CLCLT's 2015 Bus Tour were given the opportunity to meet with two CLCLT North Minneapolis homeowners.

City of Lakes Community Land Trust & Neighborhood Housing Services of Minneapolis

 NHS Logo    On July 1, 2015 the City of Lakes Community Land Trust and Neighborhood Housing Services of Minneapolis (NHSM) merged after being approved by both the CLCLT membership and the Board of Directors of NHSM and CLCLT. Both organizations share the geography that aligns with the City of Minneapolis as well as a culture committed to the households served through the organizations’ similar missions. The merged entity will retain the name of “City of Lakes Community Land Trust” and its offices will remain at the Glenwood Avenue site. For more information click here.


The mission of the CLCLT is to provide and foster stewardship of perpetually affordable home ownership opportunities for low-   and moderate-income families throughout Minneapolis and is achieved through three major objectives, including:

  • Assisting households that otherwise would never be able to purchase a home responsibly in having the ability to do so;
  • Ensuring that, if and when the homeowner(s) decide to sell, the CLCLT is there to keep the home(s) affordable for other income-qualified households; and
  • Provide support necessary for CLCLT homeowners be successful in homeownership.

Visit our “Ownership Options” page for more information about our programs.


CLCLT Upcoming Events:

CLCLT Orientation, Wednesday, August 26, 2015  from 5:30-6:30 p.m., CLCLT Office at 1930 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, 55405.

CLCLT Orientation, Wednesday, September 2, 2015  from 5:30-6:30 p.m., CLCLT Office at 1930 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, 55405.

CLCLT Orientation, Wednesday, September 9, 2015  from 5:30-6:30 p.m., CLCLT Office at 1930 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, 55405.

To RSVP contact Jennifer at 612.594.7145 or email by clicking here.

SAVE the Date – CLCLT Annual Meeting, Monday, October 19, 2015, from 5:00-8:00 p.m.

To RSVP contact Victoria at 612.594.7146 or email by clicking here.

Bottineau Corridor Housing Needs & Affordability Assessment

This past spring, University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs Graduate Students David Davies, Tony Damiano, Wes Johnson, and Dean Porter completed a comprehensive review of the affordable housing opportunities and challenges facing communities along the proposed Bottineau segment of the Light Rail Transit Blue Line. This team of students provides compelling data that demonstrates the current housing stresses and future transit development pressures. Click on the link below to read the comprehensive report.

Bottineau Housing Report – July 22, 2014

To download Land Stewardship at TOD Workshop materials, click here.

Thank you to our 2015 Event & Training Sponsors for your generous support!

CLCLT Sponsors - 2015

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