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The interviewer is Ron Kipling Williams:

Community Land Trusts and Anti-Displacement Fights

A Community Land Trust is a model of permanently affordable, community
controlled housing provision where the ownership of the land is held in
trust by a community organization, while residents cooperatively own and
control most aspects of their everyday lives as dwellers. In San
Francisco, the San Francisco Community Land Trust played a role in
ending the evictions of 21 households in Chinatown. In New York and
Seattle, organizations have turned to this strategy to preserve
affordable housing gained through direct-action takeovers. As the

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