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Opinion - Seattle Times: There's a better way for 'Big Tech' to fund housing
April 17, 2020. Homestead Executive Director Kathleen Hosfeld, Citibank Executive Bob Annibale, and Grounded Solutions Executive Director Tony Pickett write on the opportunity that tech companies have to give community land trust homeownership a chance to succeed at scale.
Homestead Community Land Trust Begins Construction on Zero-Energy Permanently Affordable Homeownership in Renton
November 2019. Homestead Community Land Trust (Homestead) begins work on Willowcrest, King County’s first multi-unit homeownership project designed to be affordable to low- and moderate-income households while also reducing utilities costs and climate impacts.
Sightline Institute Profiles the Role of Community Land Trusts in Addressing Displacement and Affordable Housing
September 25, 2019. Sightline Institute covers the accomplishments and potential of CLTs in the Cascadia Bioregion.
City of Seattle Grants Homestead Second Surplus Property for Affordable Homeownership
September 5, 2019. The City of Seattle has awarded a surplus parcel formerly owned by Seattle City Light for the development of affordable condominium homes in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood.
City of Seattle Live Press Conference Features Homestead CLT Executive Director and Homestead Homeowner
September 5, 2019. Mayor Jenny Durkan announces the award of surplus parcels for affordable homeownership in Phinney Ridge and Loyal Heights.
JPMorgan Chase Foundation Grant To Support Homestead/City of Renton Partnership
JPMorgan Chase Foundation Grant to Homestead Community Land Trust Supports Affordable Homeownership Development in Renton's Sunset Area.
What Works: Making Homes More Affordable
September 1, 2016. Corporation for National and Community Service recognizes Homestead Community Land Trust as a recipient of a Social Innovation Fund grant.
The Role Of Community Land Trusts In Affordability Housing
June 29, 2016. The Urbanist interviews Executive Director Kathleen Hosfeld to discuss what Washington's largest community land trust can do to improve long term housing affordability.
Affordable Housing: The ‘infinitely scalable’ solution
June 28, 2016. This article in Crosscut explores the role Seattle's community land trust can play in addressing the area's growing housing crisis.
Addressing the Affordability Crisis: Homeownership and the Housing Continuum
On March 9, 2016, Seattle University's Faith and Family Homelessness Project guest blogger (and Homestead's Executive Director) Kathleen Hosfeld outlined the role community land trusts can play within the affordable housing continuum.
Community Land Trust Lending Update
January 28, 2016. This Fannie Mae Housing Industry Forum article details the challenges and opportunities lenders experience when working with their community land trust partners.
Community Land Trusts in the City
April 11, 2015. The Seattle Transit Blog interviewed Homestead's Erika Malone to learn how the CLT model can be a valuable tool for long term neighborhood housing affordability.
Affordable Housing’s Forever Solution
August 10, 2015. NextCity.Org asks: Are community land trusts the answer for cities seeking neighborhood stability?
The Young and the Rentless
This Summer 2015 edition of Washington Monthly asked "Can shared equity make homeownership safe for Millennials?" by sharing the story of Homestead homeowners Estevan Muñoz-Howard and Elisha Ishii.

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