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After the fires, a Maui community tries a novel approach to keep homes in local hands

Posted on AllSides March 14th, 2024
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After the fires, a Maui community tries a novel approach to keep homes in local hands Several months after Mikey Burke's house burned down in Lahaina, her husband got a text message out of the blue. It was an offer to buy their property with no inspections. "He's gotten a couple of those," Burke says. "Fighting against speculators and large developers coming in is nothing new for us, but we've never had it where it's been this important to our very being as this community." Burke and her family are...

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https://npr.org/2024/03/14/1237541048/lahaina-maui-community-land-trust-climate-change

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