Brussels Capital Region supported this initiative by funding the feasibility studies and the start-up running costs of the trust

Brussels Capital Region supported this initiative by funding the feasibility studies and the start-up running costs of the trust
Community Land Trust Bxl
Social Purpose: 
By separating the ownership of the land and the houses built upon the land, the truts allows low-income families to buy their own houses at affordable prices.
Social Impact: 
The Community Land Trust contributes to the Smart City concept, i.e. economically enabling the construction of affordable housing; socially by allowing low-income families access to their own house; environmentally by promoting the green transformation of houses and neighbourhood.
Innovative Character: 
The Land Trust acquires land and buildings and manages them with social and community objectives, i.e. affordable housing and access to social spaces. The decision making body of the Trust includes users, neighbourhood citizens and local/regional authorities. Each of these stakeholders has a 33 % share in the decision making process.
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