City of Lakes Community Land Trust

A nonprofit organization

28 donors

37% complete

$10,000 Goal

The City of Lakes Community Land Trust (CLCLT) is a non-profit organization celebrating our 20th anniversary investing in stabilizing communities by providing affordable and sustainable homeownership. Our model enables low-to-moderate-income individuals and families to purchase homes in Minneapolis who may not otherwise be able to experience home ownership.


  • Helps people achieve homeownership who may not otherwise be able to purchase a home.
  • Keeps homes affordable for future homeowners when or if a homeowner decides to sell.
  • Offers education and connection throughout homeownership.

CLCLT Facts:

  • CLCLT homeowners are 50% less likely to experience foreclosure.
  • A 3-year survey of CLCLT homeowners indicated that their post-purchase incomes have risen on average 25%.
  • In the same survey, CLCLT homeowners reported being more engaged in their communities and also reported that their children were doing better in school.
  • 51% of households served by the CLCLT are Communities of Color (City of Minneapolis: 13%).

In the words of one of our CLCLT homeowners, “It’s amazing how a stable place to live carries out into the rest of your life and makes it easier."



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City of Lakes Community Land Trust

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Children & Family Community Economic Development

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BIPOC Serving

LGBTQ+ Serving

LGBTQ+ Serving


1930 Glenwood Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55405


(612) 594-7150

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