According to an analysis from law firm Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, the community land trusts
model, designed to ensure permanent housing affordability on city-owned properties, is set to take hold in New York City.
Municipalities, counties, soil and water conservation districts and not-for-profit conservation organizations, or land trusts
, were eligible to apply for individual grants under the Round 14 Farmland Protection Implementation Grants competitive Request for Proposals.
Ed Hood, the new director of Opacum Land Trust
, will talk about how local land trusts
can work together to protect scenic natural landscapes for wildlife, nature study and passive recreation.
Learn about all the benefits of community land trusts
from Michael Brown, Partner, Burlington Associates, and
WELSH beauty spots could see their property price crisis eased by land trusts
, a housing expert has told the Snowdonia National Park.
are important tools for those who wish to establish and participate in decentralized, ecologically-sound, self-governed, and humane communities.
Because land trusts
risk losing their tax-exempt status after a single violation of the private benefit doctrine, (6) it is important for land trusts
to understand how to apply the doctrine and work within it.
are happening this year on the state level, too.
Lee also helped start 30 local land trusts
with the Trust for Public Land along with the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition, Mountains to Sound Greenway and the Cascade Land Conservancy.
Middleton presents cases of Native American tribes using land trusts
to protect territory that is culturally significant to them.
Kulshan Community Land Trust
, one of more than one hundred community land trusts
in the nation, is a nonprofit corporation that owns land and holds it "in trust" forever.
In 2004, 10 local land trusts
(nonprofit organizations that work to preserve significant lands through conservation agreements or acquisition) decided their best strategy to protect WNC's land and water from this rapid development was to work together.