FREE Webinars - Jan 13 - Community Land Trust, and Jan 14 - Land Banks and Developments

by Trudy Galla
Friday, January 7, 2022

FREE Webinars, hosted by Housing North,


Thursday, January 13, 2 pm – “Community Land Trust Workshop”   

REGISTRATION   This webinar will offer a basic overview of Community Land Trusts as a tool for affordable and sustainable housing development from real experiences and experts in the region. 

Speakers:  Dennis Sturtevant, Retired CEO for Dwelling Place of Grand Rapids, George Larimore, Senior Vice President, Development Incentive Specialist, and Larry Mawby, Peninsula Housing – a newly formed Community Land Trust.

Friday, January 14, 9:30 am – “Introduction to Land Banks and how they can work with developments and new housing projects”


This webinar will provide an introduction to the MI State Land Bank Authority and the Leelanau County Land Bank Authority, as well as tools and incentives for economic development and creating and preserving affordable housing.

Speaker:  Jim Tischler, Development Director for the MI Land Bank Authority

Once you register at the above links, you will be provided with the information to join the Webinars.

Who should attend?  Anyone interested in learning more about Community Land Trust organizations or Land Banks. Anyone working on or proposing a development, especially one that includes housing.  Planners, zoning administrators, housing organizations, community leaders, interested citizens – all are welcome!