We invite you to meet our residents – Cory, Vicente, Juan and Maria. They talk about their experiences during COVID-19 and how the Rental Hardship Fund has made an impact in their lives. https://dclt.dm.networkforgood.com/emails/first_name-meet-our-residents
DCLT Neighborhood News
Over 80 volunteers from Republic Services, Trees Durham, Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association, Durham Master Gardners program and friends of DCLT painted, planted and cleaned up 5 DCLT properties in East Durham impacting 14 families and countless neighbors! Dig for DCLT Day was part of Neighborhood National Promise Day, a philanthropic corporate responsibility initiative of … Continued
[February, 2020] Discover Durham featured DCLT’s Executive Director, Selina Mack for Black History month. Read the full article https://www.discoverdurham.com/blog/selina-mack/
DURHAM (May 30 2019) – Durham Community Land Trustees and Republic Services held a launch event to announce their partnership to build front porches, care for old-growth trees, remove yard debris, build sheds, sidewalks and driveways, and clean up yards in East Durham. The neighborhood revitalization award is one of two in North Carolina (twenty-three nationwide) … Continued
[For Immediate Release April 1. 2019.] It is rare these days to get to celebrate permanent affordable housing wins in Durham. On April 10 at 4:00 pm, Durham Community Land Trustees (DCLT) will celebrate – with a host of nonprofit partners – the completed construction of two, new beautiful energy-efficient three-bedroom rental homes in the … Continued
Story published by Gregory Scruggs on 1/21/19 for Thomas Reuters Foundation. DURHAM, North Carolina – A home under construction is a common sight in Durham, a small but booming city in North Carolina that has been billed “the start-up capital of the South.” But this wood-frame, which will soon be a three-bedroom house, is unusual: it will rent … Continued
Nakia Hodges has lived in one of DCLT’s 2 bedroom Morehead Glen apartments with her son Caleb (age 5) and her daughter Johnessia (age 17) for over four years. Developed in 1995, Morehead Glen is a four-building, 20 townhouse-style rental apartment complex in the Greater West End. It rents to residents who earn 60% of … Continued
Highlighted DCLT as a nationally-recognized, grassroots organization working in communities of color using the community land trust model to promote development without the displacement of longtime residents. Produced by Open Studio Productions in 2013.
“I really hope the city can get behind permanent affordability. Housing is a community value and a community right,” says Melissa Norton, DCLT Board President. source: DCLT in NECD: A new friend to the community
Neighborworks America honored DCLT with a 2016 Community Building & Engagement Staff award. This award recognized DCLT’s commitment to resident voice and peer learning.