Organizational Restructuring

Listed here is a representative sample of clients who have looked to Burlington Associates for assistance in:

         ◦  Grafting a community land trust program onto an existing nonprofit housing
             development organization; or

         ◦  Facilitating the merger of two or more nonprofit organizations.

Central Vermont Community Land Trust & Barre Neighborhood Housing Services (Barre, VT)

Planning and facilitation for the corporate merger of two nonprofit housing development organizations and recruitment of new Executive Director for CVCLT.

Habitat for Humanity of Southern Santa Barbara County (Goleta, CA)

Assistance in planning for the creation of a community land trust subsidiary, added to the program mix for this well-established habitat affiliate.

NeighborWorks® America, Boston District Office

Facilitation of a merger of French Hill Neighborhood Services and the Greater Housing and Development Foundation in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Northern Communities Land Trust (Duluth, MN)

Assistance with organizational assessment and strategic planning, out of which emerged a staff/board decision to pursue a merger with Neighborhood Housing Services of Duluth. Early assistance was later rendered in planning for this corporate merger, which eventually resulted in creation of One Roof Community Housing.

Two Rivers Community Land Trust (Stillwater, MN)

Assessment and recommendations for transition planning – including restructuring (or merging) – a community land trust serving Washington County and Anoka County, Minnesota.

Women’s Community Revitalization Project (Philadelphia, PA)

Assistance to a 20-year-old nonprofit developer of affordable rental housing in creating the Community Justice Land Trust, established and operated as a corporate subsidiary of WCRP.