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Northwest CLT Corporation (NWCLT) is a federally tax-exempt charitable organization under §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our mission is to provide decent, affordable rental and homeownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income people, while preserving the quality and affordability of these apartments and homes for future generations.

What is a Community Land Trust?

The classic Community Land Trust (CLT) is a nonprofit organization governed by a board composed of CLT homeowners, community residents, and public representatives, that provides long-term community assets and shared-equity homeownership opportunities for families and communities.

How Does a CLT Work?

The way a CLT works is that the nonprofit corporation owns the land, while the homeowner owns the home situated on the land. This arrangement is called shared-equity homeownership. In this arrangement,