As Texans face the skyrocketing cost of housing, community land trusts offer the promise of permanent affordability. You just have to give up ownership of your land.
Megan Kimble is executive editor at the Texas Observer. Previously, she was the founding editor of Edible Baja Arizona, a bimonthly magazine covering Tucson and the borderlands. Megan is the author of Unprocessed: My City-Dwelling Year of Reclaiming Real Food, named a Southwest Book of the Year in 2015, and has written about housing and agriculture for CityLab, The Guardian, The Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from the University of Arizona, loves hiking and camping, and always eats breakfast.
Articles by Megan Kimble
John Henneberger has spent 45 years advocating for Texans’ right to have a safe, affordable place to live.
Texas Housers and the Lubbock NAACP filed a federal complaint alleging that industrial zoning in East and North Lubbock disproportionately burdens black and Hispanic neighborhoods.
The Texas Tech professor and lead author on the last three National Climate Assessments wants you to talk about how to live in a warming world.
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Tenant advocates say proposed legislation nearing the governor’s desk could lead to increased evictions.