News from the CLT Center

WE HAVE A NEW NAME:  To better reflect our mission of serving the global CLT movement, we have changed our name to the International Center for Community Land Trusts.

Logo for World CLT Day 2024WORLD CLT DAY! Celebrate #WorldCLTDay2024 with us on May 17-18! Hosted by the International Center for Community Land Trusts, alongside local, national, and regional CLT networks, this event honors CLTs as key drivers of affordable housing, community empowerment, and sustainable, inclusive growth through community land stewardship. World CLT Day offers a platform to spotlight the achievements and stories of the global CLT movement, highlighting the diverse faces and voices of our communities. Learn more about World CLT Day, explore highlights from previous years, and how you can participate at

CLTs in the News

Book cover for Reweaving the Tapestry of Tenure
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On Common Ground Book Cover
Book cover for CLTs in Global South
Book cover for CLTs in Urban Neighborhoods
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Book cover of Impactful Development
La inseguridad de la tenencia de la tierra en América Latina y el Caribe book cover
Porque el fideicomiso book cover
The Growth of Community Land Trusts CLTs in England and Europe
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International Center for CLTs LogoThe International Center for Community Land Trusts (formerly the Center for CLT Innovation) is a not-for-profit nongovernmental organization established in 2018 to promote and to support community land trusts and similar strategies of community-led development on community-owned land in countries throughout the world.

The Center provides the following services: (a) collecting and curating historical materials documenting the origins and evolution of the worldwide CLT movement; (b) conducting, cataloging, and disseminating academic and non-academic research; (c) producing case studies, directories, guides, and other educational materials; and (d) providing training, referral, and technical assistance for organizers and practitioners working with CLTs and similar strategies for the equitable and sustainable development of place-based communities.

The Center publishes books and monographs under its trademarked imprint: Terra Nostra Press.