Asheville-Buncombe Community Land Trust

We're Accepting Applications!

We’re excited to announce that we’re currently under contract to acquire our first home and sell it to a qualified buyer! Our homeownership application is now available below and everyone interested in purchasing a home from us is encouraged to apply. Also below are the income eligibility amounts based on household size. To qualify, the applicant’s household income must be below the amounts listed here.

All applicants will need to attend an orientation session prior to purchasing their home. Our next orientation session is scheduled for Thursday, October 29th at 6pm via Zoom so mark your calendars. Applications may be submitted prior to the orientation session. We also have a virtual event scheduled for September 29th at 6pm if you’re interested in learning more prior to the orientation session. Click here for more information on our upcoming events.

Household SizeMaximum Household Income
1$40,150
2$45,850
3$51,600
4$57,300
5$61,900
6$66,500
7$71,100
8$75,650

Membership Overview

The ABCLT is a membership-based nonprofit that is controlled by its members. All ABCLT homeowners are members, and other people in the community may also join. All general members have a say in the direction of the ABCLT through voting at the annual membership meeting.

As a general member, you will:

  • Help create and maintain housing that will remain permanently affordable.
  • Participate in meetings of the Membership. 
  • Cast 1 vote on matters properly put before the Membership.
  • Nominate and participate in the election of the Board of Directors.
  • Serve on the Board or committees, if chosen.
  • Receive notices and minutes of Membership Meetings and Annual Reports.
  • You are invited to attend trainings and events.

As a supporting member, you will:

  • Help create and maintain housing that will remain permanently affordable. 
  • Participate in meetings of the Membership. 
  • Serve on the Board or committees, if chosen.
  • Receive notices and minutes of Membership Meetings and Annual Reports.
  • You are invited to attend trainings and events.

The annual membership fee is $25/year or 2 hours of sweat equity.

To become a member, please complete online the application form on this page or you can download the PDF version and mail it in with your $25 membership fee.