Limited Equity Housing Co-ops
Among other endeavors, Lopez Community Land Trust combines the CLT model with Limited Equity Housing Co-ops (LEHCs), by leasing land to a housing cooperative through a renewable 99-year ground lease. This model has proven to be successful on Lopez Island. Below are a few resources to help you gain greater understanding of Lopez Community Land Trust and Limited Equity Housing Co-ops.
- Video from Rogue Valley Housing Solutions “What is a Housing Cooperative and a CLT” interview and conversation with LCLT Executive Director Sandy Bishop
- LCLT Slideshow from the Homes Futures Institute on CLTs and Limited Equity Housing Cooperatives
- Research paper by Meagan M. Ehlenz, Community Land Trusts And Limited Equity Cooperatives: A Marriage Of Affordable Homeownership Models? 2014 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.
“What is a Housing Cooperative and a CLT”
This video is a recorded conversation by Rogue Valley Housing Solutions with LCLT Executive Director Sandy Bishop.
Home Futures Institute 2023 Presentation: Lopez Community Land Trust Limited Equity Co-ops
This slideshow covers what LEHCs are, how they operate, example limited equity resale formulas, and an overview of challenges and advantages of LEHCs.
Community Land Trusts And Limited Equity Cooperatives: A Marriage Of Affordable Homeownership Models?
Research paper by Meagan M. Ehlenz 2014 Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Click the image below, or the link here: https://www.goldbeachoregon.gov/vertical/sites/%7B95824C9A-6BB0-47B3-83E2-3D2AE3179E09%7D/uploads/April_3_2023_Appendix.pdf