Founded in October 2013, the Machigonne Community Land Trust is a new effort in Portland, Maine, led by local volunteers who are working together to organize a powerful, member-driven, community-based group to develop and manage affordable, worker-owned housing in Portland. Preserving the Abenaki name for the Portland peninsula, our goal is to purchase property in the city and hold the land in shared trust for perpetuity, selling the housing units on 100-year ground leases to eligible, local, low-to-mid income people in our community.

Current Projects

The Dreamship Cooperative

Neighborhood Planning Workshop w. University of Southern Maine

Community Events