Center for CLT Innovation
Global Land Alliance
John Emmeus Davis, Partner, was one of the founders of Burlington Associates in 1993. He has over 30 years experience providing technical assistance to community land trusts and other nonprofit community development organizations throughout the United States. He previously worked as a community organizer and nonprofit executive director in East Tennessee and served as Housing Director and Enterprise Community Coordinator for the City of Burlington, Vermont. He has taught housing policy and neighborhood planning at New Hampshire College and MIT. He was a co-founder of the National CLT Academy and served from 2009 to 2012 as the Academy’s Dean. His publications include Contested Ground: Collective Action and the Urban Neighborhood, The Affordable City: Toward a Third Sector Housing Policy, Shared Equity Homeownership: The Changing Landscape of Resale-restricted, Owner-occupied Housing, and The Community Land Trust Handbook.