Pedal to the Metal

Jessica BergmanTank is the creative mind behind Pedal to the Metal, an innovative approach to bringing metal casting to the community through special events and projects. “Bringing arts to the community makes art less intimidating and more accessible for people. Metal arts has a wide range – from welding to blacksmith to metal clay.” Jessica’s first experience with metal arts was ...


Arc of Justice Screening

Arc of Justice

Arc of Justice traces the remarkable story of New Communities, Inc. (NCI), the inspiration for hundreds of community land trusts that have been created across the USA and around the globe. NCI was created in 1969 by leaders of the Civil Rights Movement in southwest Georgia to help secure economic independence for African American families. For fifteen years, NCI cooperatively ...


FOR SALE: 2922 Buchanan St NE $169,900*

Charming 3 BR/1 BA, single-story home in the Audubon Park Neighborhood of NE Minneapolis just blocks away from the shops and restaurants of 29th & Johnson. Home also features fireplace, formal dining room, eat-in kitchen, screen porch and 1-car detached garage. For more information about the property contact Emily Green at 612.275.5770. To learn more about qualifying for CLCLT programs ...


This House Is Not For Sale

THIS HOUSE IS NOT FOR SALE is a public art project conceived of by artist, Witt Siasoco (recipient Forecast Public Art Jerome Project Grant) and poet, Molly Van Avery (recipient Activities Grant from Metropolitan Regional Arts Council), founder of Poetry for People. Utilizing the realty sign as both a symbol for the themes of the project and as a structure ...


City of Lakes Community Land Trust (CLCLT)

Our Mission:

Creating community ownership that preserves affordability and inclusively.

Our Guiding Principles:

Responsive: Programs and services designed to meet community needs and leverage resources responsibly.

Inclusive: Environment that is respectful and accessible to all community members, buyers, homeowners and partners.

Innovative: Solution-oriented.

Collaborative: Private and public partnerships that are mutually beneficial and foster stronger community development.

Effective: Impact demonstrated through investments, consistency, and measurable outcomes.

Visit our “Ownership Options” page for more information about our programs.

Upcoming CLCLT Orientations:

CLCLT Orientation,  Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 p.m., CLCLT Office at 1930 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, 55405.

CLCLT Orientation, Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 p.m., CLCLT Office at 1930 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, 55405.

CLCLT Orientation, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 5:30-7 p.m., CLCLT Office at 1930 Glenwood Ave, Minneapolis, 55405. 

To RSVP contact Sheng Vang at 612.594.7150 or email by clicking here.

All CLCLT Orientations sponsored by US Bank logo

Neighborworks Home Partners Staff in Minneapolis

The CLCLT is excited to announce that in Summer 2016 Neighborworks Home Partners (NWHP) staff will hold regular office hours at the CLCLT offices at 1930 Glenwood Avenue. NWHP on-site staff will assist clients with pre- and post-purchase homebuying counseling as well as eventual lending for home improvement loans to current homeowners (some restrictions may apply). Look for future details to come soon. For more information about NWHP visit their website To schedule an appointment with an NWHP Housing Counselor contact Mark Dorshak (651.348.5075).


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