March 2023 Newsletter

By Adair Tompkins / March 16, 2023 /

Celebrating Women’s Stories- March with DCLT

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February 2, 2023

By Adair Tompkins / February 3, 2023 /

February with DCLT: Honoring Black History Month

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Dig for DCLT Day – October 26, 2019

By Adair Tompkins / May 13, 2020 /

Over 80 volunteers from Republic Services, Trees Durham, Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association, Durham Master Gardners program and friends of DCLT painted, planted and cleaned up 5 DCLT properties in East…

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Selina Mack: Finding Homes for Durham’s Heart

By Adair / May 11, 2020 /

[February, 2020] Discover Durham featured DCLT’s Executive Director, Selina Mack for Black History month. Read the full article

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DCLT Receives Large Award to Build Porches, Sidewalks, Driveways, and Clean Up Yards

By Adair / June 6, 2019 /

DURHAM (May 30 2019) – Durham Community Land Trustees and Republic Services held a launch event to announce their partnership to build front porches, care for old-growth trees, remove yard debris,…

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‘It Takes A Village’: The Complex Success Story of Creating Permanently Affordable Single Family Homes In Durham

By Adair / April 1, 2019 /

[For Immediate Release April 1. 2019.] It is rare these days to celebrate permanent affordable housing wins in Durham.  On April 10 at 4:00 pm, Durham Community Land Trustees (DCLT)…

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Hurricane Florence Turns A DCLT Relocation into An Apartment Blessing

By Adair / November 7, 2018 /

Nakia Hodges has lived in one of DCLT’s 2 bedroom Morehead Glen apartments with her son Caleb (age 5) and her daughter Johnessia (age 17) for over four years. Developed…

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Streets of Dreams

By Brian Crawford / November 13, 2017 /

Highlighted DCLT as a nationally-recognized, grassroots organization working in communities of color using the community land trust model to promote development without the displacement of longtime residents. Produced by Open…

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By Brian Crawford / November 13, 2015 /

DCLT receives one of ten GSK Impact Awards (November 2015). source:

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Durham CARES Video with DCLT

By Brian Crawford / November 13, 2011 /

In 2011, DCLT helped Tara and her husband Jermaine and three children move to Durham and find a place they could call home after being evicted when Jermaine became ill. …

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