Our visionPermanently affordable, resident-owned cooperative housing communities to benefit workers, families, students, seniors, disabled, low and middle income folks from diverse backgrounds, now and forever.
LegislationBerkeley Affordable Housing Tax Campaign! The Berkeley City Council unanimously voted to place the Affordable Housing Tax on the ballot for November 8, 2016. Read more...
AB 2818, to reduce property taxes on CLT housing, sent to Gov. Brown AB 2818 is state legislation to reduce property taxes on resale restricted CLT housing. It is sponsored by Assembly members David Chiu (SF) and Tony Thurmond (East Bay), and was approved and sent to Governor Brown for signature on August 25. Send a letter of support to Gov. Brown! Read more...
Past EventsEast Bay Cooperative Housing Gatherings BACLT sponsored two Co-op Gatherings so far this year. The first was on February 6 at Atchison Village in Richmond, and presented a discussion of Co-op Bylaws and the importance of amending them to remain in compliance with state law. Over 50 people attend this session. On June 11, 40 people joined us at the Berkeley Town House for a panel discussion on Conflict Resolution. We will be adding these events on our News & Events page soon.
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News & Events
BACLT is 10 Years Old! Bay Area Community Land Trust celebrates its 10th Anniversary. We filed our Articles of incorporation August 11, 2006. We have accomplished a lot in ten years, including acquiring three cooperative properties in Berkeley, providng training sessions for co-ops throughout the Bay Area, hosting 16 Co-op Gatherings for East Bay Co-ops, affected co-op legislation at the local and state level, Please join us at our Annual Meeting in November to celebrate this landmark. Details to come in the next few months. email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ninth Street Co-op is 30 Years Old! Ninth Street Co-op was formed in 1986, and became a member co-op of BACLT on January 1, 2015. Read more...
Brown Shingle Mutual Housing Progress Report BACLT acquired the three Brown Shingle buildings sixteen months ago, and we have made tremendous progress in renovating the property and preparing the residents for self-management. Read more...
New BACLT Website Thanks to the assistance of Luis A. Frigo, a resident at Brown Shingle and professional website designer, we have revitalized our website. We plan to expand it and utilize it more effectively. Please visit it (bayareaclt.org) and give us feedback on what you like and how we might improve it. Also, a special thanks to Mickey Ellinger, who built our original website and has kept it going to many years.
Bay Area Community Land Trust |
P. O. Box 2652 |
Berkeley, CA 94702 |