Since their creation 50 years ago, Community Land Trusts (CLTs) have illustrated how communities can gain permanent access to land rights – enabling residents to take control over the development and improvement of the areas they live in, shield them from eviction and gentrification and provide truly affordable housing.
- Mariolga Juliá Pacheco and Don Jose Caraballo, Caño Martín Peña CLT, Puerto Rico;
- Theresa Williamson, Favela CLT, Brazil;
- Khalid Hussain and Rabeya Rahman, Community-Led Development of the Urdu-Speaking Bihari Camps, Bangladesh;
- Line Algoed, Center for CLT Innovation and co-editor of On Common Ground: International Perspectives of Community Land Trusts.
Watch also:Caño Martín Peña Community Land Trust - Puerto Rico, World Habitat Awards 2015-16 winners