The Door County Housing Partnership, a new community land trust in Wisconsin, celebrated the completion of their first home in mid-December. A new housing model in the area, board members reached out to OPAL for advice.
“OPAL offers a picture of how the model could potentially function on Washington Island. Of the more than 250 community land trusts nation-wide, at least three are on islands: OPAL, the Mackinac Island Housing Corporation in Michigan, and the Island Housing Trust on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. While the model can work just as well on the mainland, islands do share some unique challenges when it comes to housing.”
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