APRIL/MAY 2022 Newsletter


New Housing Property of T.R.U.S.T. South L.A.
TRUST South L.A. is thrilled to announce the community stewardship and stabilization of a multifamily building in the heavily gentrified Pico-Union neighborhood, just a few blocks away from L.A. Live and U.S.C. The building has housed the residents for a quarter of a century. Thanks to Supervisor Hilda Solis vision, leadership, and trust in the L.A. County CLT Program, the residents will now benefit from a shared equity model that will keep the building affordable in perpetuity.
Thanks to the Los Angeles County Development Authority that administered the CLT Pilot program, we are helping our community have quality, stable housing and self-determination. Thank you, Supervisor Hilda Solis, Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell, Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Supervisor Janice Hahn, and Supervisor Kathryn Barger, for championing this fantastic pilot program.
The acquisition of Reclamar la Tierra could not have been possible without the collective work between our allies Fideicomiso Comunitario Tierra Libre, Liberty Community Land Trust, The El Sereno Community Land Trust, and Beverly Vermont Community Land Trust.
We are very excited to share that $200 million for the Community Anti-Displacement and Preservation Program (CAPP) is included in the Legislature’s budget agreement! CAPP would not have made it this far without your support! The Legislature will now negotiate with Gov. Newsom to pass a final budget by June 15thThe next two weeks are critical and we need to reiterate our support for CAPP to ensure that it is included in the final budget. “
Acquiring & preserving housing means we can protect Californians from displacement today & increase our supply of affordable housing for the future! #CABudget#FundCAPP will

🛑stop displacement today

⬆️supply of affordable homes for the future

We are thrilled to announce that our very own Executive Director Edgar Campos has been asked to join the Board of United Way of Greater Los Angeles

Click HERE to read about our Exec. Director Edgar Campos as he shares his thoughts about growing up in South LA. 

Los Angeles is One Step Closer to a Thriving Community Land Trust Market

The Los Angeles Community Land Trust (LA CLT) Coalition Celebrates Final Acquisition in First Round of Funding of County Pilot Community Land Trust Partnership Program

. The program allocated $14 million for the purchase of unsubsidized properties suitable for affordable housing…”Pilot Community Land Trust  (CLT) Partnership Program, a motion passed by the LA County Board of Supervisors in November 2020“LOS ANGELES, CA – June 1, 2022 — The Los Angeles Community Land Trust (LA CLT) Coalition today with the Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA), announced the celebration of its eighth acquisition as part of the Pilot Community Land Trust Program. T.R.U.S.T. South LA’s  acquisition in Los Angeles’s Pico Union neighborhood marks the culmination of the first round of funding as part of the 

Read the full press release here: Press Release.LA is One Step Closer to a Thriving CLT Market

We still need your help and input to ensure South LA is awarded the 35 million TCC Grant.The Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program empowers the communities most impacted by pollution to choose their own goals, strategies, and projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution. 

Please take a moment to complete the community survey by clicking the following link.

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