Kristin King-Ries is an attorney whose practice centers on community land trusts and other shared equity housing and farm models. Kristin represents CLTs on legal matters ranging from ground lease review, negotiating and drafting real estate agreements, advising on choice of entity and entity formation, planning and development of home ownership projects, HOA declarations, permanent affordability stewardship issues and nonprofit governance. She reviews purchases and sales of community land trust homes, and helps CLTs navigate homeowner bankruptcy and foreclosure. In states where she is not licensed, Kristin associates with local counsel to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. She serves as a consultant on agrarian commons legal models to Agrarian Trust and the Vermont Law School's Center for Agriculture and Food SysteShe is a founding member of the Montana Agrarian Commons, and has served on several nonprofit boards of directors.
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- E12: Rethinking Farmland and Housing Ownership Through an Equity and Justice Lens
September 09, 2023
1:30PM - 3:00 PM