Public Testimony & Comments

Testimony to the New York City Council Committee on Housing and Buildings, in Support of the Community Land Act, February 23, 2023

NYCCLI Statement on the New York State Budget, March 9, 2022

NYCCLI Testimony Submitted to NYC Racial Justice Commission, September 28, 2021

Community Land Trusts as Holistic Tools for Shared Equity, July 9, 2021

Joint Statement of Principles on Shared Equity, July 9, 2021

Statement in Response to NYC’s FY22 Budget, June 30, 2021

Commodifying our communities: The case for abolishing NYC’s tax lien sale and prioritizing community land trusts in a new tax collection and property disposition system, November 23, 2020

Letter to Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson, Opposing Reauthorization of NYC’s Lien Sale for Property Tax, Water and Other Municipal Debts, November 18, 2020

Statement: For a Just Recovery, Give Communities Control of Land, July 6, 2020

NYCCLI testimony before NYC Council Housing and Buildings Committee, on proposed amendments to Local Law 64, January 13, 2020

NYCCLI testimony before the NYC Council Housing and Buildings Committee on Intro. 722, April 2018

NYCCLI Statement on Passage of Community Land Trust Legislation, NYC Intro 1269-A, December 2017

NYCCLI Testimony before the NYC Council on Intro. 1269, in relation to the creation of regulatory agreements with community land trusts, October 2017

NYCCLI Testimony before the NYC Council, regarding Intro. 385-A, amending the NYC Charter and Administrative Code in relation to tax lien sale, January 2017