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 ...

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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.

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 ...

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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." ...

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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

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, Thursday, May 14, 2015  from 5:30-6:30 p.m., CLCLT Office at 1930 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, 55405.

CLCLT Orientation, Thursday, May 28, 2015  from 7:00-8:00 p.m., Lucy Laney Community Schook, 3333 Penn Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411.

CLCLT Orientation, Tuesday, June 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.

CLCLT Annual Home Maintenance Workshop (for homeowners by homeowners), Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m., CLCLT Office at 1930 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55405. Must be a CLCLT homeowner to attend. To RSVP contact Victoria Balko at 612.594.7148.

 

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.



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