“The land is owned by a trust, which keeps it out of speculators’ hands, but residences and other structures can be privately owned and inherited, allowing community members to build wealth.” Modern Community Land Trusts started as civil-rights-era experiment in Georgia, and are key to a progressive housing and economic platform.
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