3Q 2021 Newsletter

The Atlanta Land Trust (ALT) has advanced predevelopment activities for the construction of 120 units across three sites in the Oakland City and East Lake neighborhoods. All three of these projects present urgent opportunities to mitigate gentrification resulting from public investments in the area with a comprehensive, equity-driven approach that connects people, place, and quality of life. … Continue Reading →

1Q 2022 Newsletter

The Atlanta Land Trust (ALT) has made great progress on our $11.1 million capital campaign, chaired by Meaghan Shannon-Vlkovic and Egbert Perry, since its launch in August 2021. Recent commitments from the Tull Charitable Foundation, the Georgia Power Foundation and the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation (a Woodruff Foundation) bring the total funds raised to $9.7 … Continue Reading →

2Q 2021 Newsletter

The work of the Atlanta Land Trust has been featured recently in several local and national publications, including the New York Times, Shelterforce and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. We also recorded two podcasts, What’s Next ATL and the Perfect Property Podcast, which provide a more in-depth look at the community land trust model. ALT is now preparing to apply for permits for … Continue Reading →

1Q 2021 Newsletter

Thank you for your support of the Community Land Trust (CLT) Homestead Exemption Referendum which passed with 79% approval on November 3. This property tax exemption for CLT homeowners in the city of Atlanta will make homeownership more affordable for low-income families. Over the past several months ALT has continued to advance predevelopment activities for its project at 1091 Tucker … Continue Reading →

3Q 2020 Newsletter

We hope you are registered to vote and have created a plan for voting on or before November 3. On the general election ballot this year is the Community Land Trust (CLT) Homestead Exemption Referendum which will create a property tax exemption for CLT homeowners in the city of Atlanta, making homeownership more affordable for low-income families. ALT is … Continue Reading →

2Q 2020 Newsletter

We are heartbroken by the recent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Rayshard Brooks and too many others who have lost their lives prematurely due to brutality, bigotry and racism. The Atlanta Land Trust (ALT) stands in solidarity with those raising their voices against the destruction and devaluation of Black life … Continue Reading →

1Q 2020 Newsletter

In the first quarter of 2020 we celebrated the completion of a second home in the West Atlanta Preservation Initiative with an open house. We now have five homes completed and available for purchase in the Pittsburgh neighborhood. We received approval from Atlanta REALTORS® Association’s Capitus Real Estate Learning Center to begin providing a real estate agent continuing … Continue Reading →