Vol 1 / Ch 1: Is Norway the World’s Largest Community Land Trust?

Volume 1: What is a Community Land Trust?

Chapter 1: Is Norway the World’s Largest Community Land Trust?

 

Norway has one of the highest homeownership rates in the world. 95% of Norwegians will become homeowners as adults.

How did they do it? How did Norway–once a nation of renters–attain such a high homeownership rate?

It turns out that Norway’s housing system once had some striking similarities to a community land trust.

 

Cover image: Roofs of Bergen by Toniu / Flickr

 

 

 

 

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