D9: Community Land Trusts in PA: From Vision to Implementation
December 5, 201711:30 am - 12:45 pm
Peter Brewton; Nora Lichtash; Ed Nusser; Colleen Ritter
Panelists will share lessons learned taking a Community Land Trust from an idea to a reality in communities across Pennsylvania. Panelists will discuss how they crafted a CLT strategy to address their unique neighborhood contexts and share lessons learned from the implementation, including: site control, financing, key policy decisions and process, risk management and community outreach / messaging.
Moderator & Speaker: Peter Brewton, Real Estate Associate, BNY Mellon
Speaker(s): Nora Lichtash, Executive Director, Women’s Community Revitalization Project; Ed Nusser, Real Estate and Planning Manager, Lawrenceville Corporation; Colleen Ritter, Executive Director, State College Community Land Trust.