The proposed citywide CLT initiative will allow groups to build upon exciting progress at a critical moment of opportunity. The initiative will support essential CLT community education and organizing, board and member training, and other start-up costs; build capacity through legal, financial, and technical assistance; and promote coordination among CLTs so they reach a sustainable scale.
More than a decade after the financial meltdown, how secure are New Yorkers from the threat of foreclosure? Our recent issue brief seeks to answer this question, based on our analysis of pre-foreclosure notices that mortgage servicers are required to send homeowners at least 90 days before filing a foreclosure action in New York State courts.
The Laura Flanders Show — Our Juleon Robinson joins Maritza Silva-Farrell from ALIGN NY and Sasha Wijeyeratne from CAAAV to discuss a cooperative, community-led vision for economic development in New York.
The Laura Flanders Show — On this week’s Laura Flanders Show, our Co-Director Sarah Ludwig discusses the community-based work being done to counter the Trump administration and create lasting, transformational change.
City Limits — The community land trust movement is on the rise in cities across the country from Miami to Oakland, but as of late, the Big Apple arguably ranks among the cities where the movement is most energized. Across the five boroughs, where for the past 20 years there’s been one community land trust (CLT), there’s now over a dozen groups trying to create new CLTs.
Check out this two-page snapshot highlighting some of New Economy Project’s work, events, and media coverage during 2017!
The Nation — New York used to be a place where an average Joe could come to make it in the big city, but these days the average New Yorker struggles just to make rent.
Gothamist — City Hall is slowly starting to invest in an affordable housing model that can permanently remove parcels of land from the speculative housing market in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods.
City Limits — Four New York City groups will receive a total of $1.65 million in funds from state bank settlements to assist in the development or expansion of community land trusts, the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced today.
This episode, we feature a conversation with Mychal Johnson, co-founder and leader of South Bronx Unite, about the group’s work organizing for sustainable, community-driven development in the Mott Haven & Port Morris neighborhoods of the South Bronx.