People-powered Development: Creating Inclusive Neighborhoods without Displacement
amy Cortese, Locavesting
We’re in the midst of a full-fledged affordable housing crisis, and families and local businesses are being pushed out of rapidly developing and in-demand neighborhoods across the country. In response, innovative solutions are arising that put citizens firmly in control. We’ll highlight some of the latest and most inspiring initiatives, involving real estate investment cooperatives, crowdfunding, community land trusts and more.
Affordable housing, Community capital, community land trusts, cooperatives, crowdfunding, Gentrification, innovation, Real Estate
Lynn Smith or Bill Huston, Buy the Block Oakland Community Land Trust Alex Lofton, Landed Eve Picker, SmallChange Moderator: Amy Cortese
East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative Tulsa Real Estate Fund Sustainable Economies Law Center
This is an example of what we'll be talking about: https://www.locavesting.com/spotlight/oakland-community-owned-real-estate-bucking-gentrification-trend/