Community Land Trust Experts offer workshop for attorneys
Attorneys interested in supporting the expansion of community land trusts and CLT homeownership are invited to register for this ABA course worth 1.5 CLE credits. This course is a great start on a meaningful way to meet your pro bono requirements.
Community Land Trusts: Protecting Affordability & Promoting Equity in Homeownership September 15, 2021 2:00 – 3:30 pm (Central) 90 Minutes Co-sponsored by ABA Section of State and Local Government Law
With housing costs once again soaring in the U.S, record numbers of new community land trusts starting up around the US. This CLE is designed to increase attorney awareness of the shared equity home ownership model, and to provide a framework for how the ground lease and other legal tools function to create and steward permanently affordable home ownership.
1. Overview of the Community Land Trust Model
History and description of the CLT model
Structuring property ownership
CLT organizational structure and types of development
Methods to preserve housing affordability
2. Legal and Transactional Issues Part I
CLT Governance- Nothing for Us Without Us, The Tripartite Board
Affordability Provisions in the Ground Lease
Use, Maintenance, Inheritance and Other Ground Lease Provisions
3. Legal and Transactional Issues Part II
Stewardship of Land, Homes, and Affordability--Enforcing Resale Restrictions
Home Owner Associations and Resident Engagement
On-Going Support for Owners--Foreclosure Prevention
Moderator: Tony Pickett, Chief Executive Officer of Grounded Solutions Network
Presenters: Kristin King-Ries, Atty., Member of ABA and Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law Greg Rosenberg, Atty. Greg is the director of the Center for Community Land Trust Innovation. Nina Culotta, Atty, ABA member. Nina is the Director of Programs at Houston Community Land Trust.