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Asheville-Buncombe Community Land Trust hires Anna Zuevskaya as executive director

Asheville-Buncombe Community Land Trust hires Anna Zuevskaya as executive director

Press release from Asheville-Buncombe Community Land Trust: The Asheville-Buncombe Community Land Trust (ABCLT) is pleased to announce its appointment of Anna Zuevskaya as the organization’s first Executive Director. Zuevskaya brings […]

African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the Last Century

African Americans Have Lost Untold Acres of Land Over the Last Century

By Leah Douglas (original article published in The Nation) Driving the long, flat roads of Hilton Head Island is hypnotic. One bike-rental shop blends into another; countless villa-style office complexes […]

A vast wealth gap, driven by segregation, redlining, evictions and exclusion, separates black and white America

A vast wealth gap, driven by segregation, redlining, evictions and exclusion, separates black and white America

By Trymaine Lee August 14, 2019 (article from NY Times)  Elmore Bolling, whose brothers called him Buddy, was a kind of one-man economy in Lowndesboro, Ala. He leased a plantation, where […]

City commits $1M to land trust to create affordable housing, battle gentrification

City commits $1M to land trust to create affordable housing, battle gentrification

(Article from Asheville Citizens Times) by Dillon Davis  Asheville City Council recommitted $1 million Tuesday to a new community land trust that will help the city and Buncombe County offer […]