Why Community Land Trusts?: The Philosophy Behind an Unconventional Form of Tenure


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About the Author

El Dr. John Emmeus Davis es socio fundador de Burlington Associates in Community Development, una cooperativa de consultoría nacional. Fue director de vivienda en Burlington, Vermont bajo el mandato de los alcaldes Bernie Sanders y Peter Clavelle. Los fideicomisos comunitarios de tierras han sido parte importante de su práctica profesional y de sus publicaciones académicas durante casi cuarenta años. Entre estas se encuentran "Contested Ground" (1991), "The Affordable City" (1994), "The City-CLT Partnership" (2008), "The Community Land Trust Reader" (2010) y "Manuel d'antispéculation immobilière" (2014). También coprodujo la película "Arc of Justice" y es codirector del Center for CLT Innovation. Tiene una maestría en Ciencias y un doctorado de Cornell University.
Line Algoed is a PhD researcher at Cosmopolis, Center for Urban Research at the Vrije Universiteit in Brussels and a Research Fellow at the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. She works with the Caño Martín Peña CLT in Puerto Rico on international exchanges among communities involved in land struggles. She is also an Associate at the Center for CLT Innovation. Previously, Line was a World Habitat Awards Program Manager at BSHF (now World Habitat). She holds an MA in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Leiden and an MA in Sociology from the London School of Economics.
María E. Hernández-Torrales holds an LLM in environmental law from the Vermont Law School and an MA in Business Education from New York University. She studied for her undergraduate and Juris Doctor degrees at the University of Puerto Rico. Since 2005 she has been doing pro bono legal work for the Proyecto ENLACE and for the Fideicomiso de la Tierra del Caño Martín Peña. Since 2008, Hernández-Torrales has worked as an attorney and clinical professor at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law where she teaches the Community Economic Development Clinic.