Centre County Housing and Land Trust: Permanently affordable homeownership
Centre County Housing and Land Trust (CCHLT) strengthens communities through the development and stewardship of permanently affordable homes for people of low- to moderate-income in Centre County, PA. CCHLT homes are sold to people with low- to moderate-incomes, and the homeowner will lease the land long-term from CCHLT. By removing the cost of the land, the purchase price of CCHLT homes is reduced by about 30% than comparable homes on the open real estate market.
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Contact: Rachel Fawcett
Phone: (814) 571-1179
Additional Information: Centre County Housing and Land Trust (CCHLT) strengthens communities through the development and stewardship of permanently affordable homes for people of low- to moderate-income in Centre County, PA. Through our mission, we aim to lead the way to create equitable, sustainable communities through long-term affordable housing. Guided by the principles of responsible development and stewardship, CCHLT seeks to develop and sustain affordable housing by pursuing these values: permanent affordability, housing security & mobility, neighborhood quality, environmental sustainability, community control, and integrity & accountability.
Since 2007, CCHLT has operated as a member-based 501(c)(3) non-profit featuring the collaborative effort of five local organizations to focus on: promoting and preserving of affordable housing; providing education; creating partnerships; and assisting municipalities on affordable housing policies. More information about CCHLT and its programs is available at www.cchlt.org. Follow CCHLT on Twitter @CentreCountyHLT or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CCHLT.
CCHLT is one of over 200 community land trusts throughout the United States. CCHLT does not receive federal or state funding but is funded by the generosity of individuals, corporations, foundations, and our local Centre County United Way.