In a time where housing prices are through the roof, and eviction moratoriums dominate the headlines, different approaches to homeownership could pave the way for a brighter housing future.

The folks at the Atlanta Land Trust are using a model they believe can be implemented nationally to create affordable housing — permanently. 

Here’s how it works: The land trust acquires the land and maintains permanent ownership. The home on the property is sold to low-income residents at an affordable price, and they lease the underlying land from the trust. 

When the homeowner is ready to sell, they must agree to a resale-restricted, affordable price. 

The goal here is to “create homes that are affordable for generations of families over time,” Executive Director Amanda Rhein told SaportaReport

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