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    T.R.U.S.T.: A guide to long term affordable housing

    Year: 2022

    This guide to community land trusts (CLTs) was developed as a product of the USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness, to serve as an addendum to the Housing Typologies Toolkit produced in 2018. A team of three USC Urban Planning Interns was formed in the fall of 2020 to begin locating and documenting how the model is being used throughout the United States. A second team of three interns was gathered in spring of 2021 to complete the guide by updating information on newly discovered local trusts, while adding information on policies and funding mechanisms. The material in this guide was compiled through internet research and personal stakeholder interviews. A team of USC master’s level students in marketing communications from the Annenberg Agency (a project of the Annenberg School of Journalism and Communications) helped to name and design the document.

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