Community Land Trusts Lecture and Course

Lecture – Community Land Trusts: The Solution to Our Affordable Housing Crisis? 

September 8, 7 pm, Room 1400 SFU Harbour Centre
Registrations are free, but reservations are required. Reserve.

Are CLTs the vehicle to retain much needed affordable housing and finance future sustainable and locally guided development on publicly owned land in Metro Vancouver? Join Brenda Torpy, CEO of the Champlain Housing Trust, to learn about her approach to stewarding land for the benefit of the community and how it created long-term affordability impacts… Read more

This event is sponsored by the False Creek South Neighbourhood Association.


Course – Community Land Trusts for Affordable Housing

September 9, 9 am – 4:30 pm, Room 1400 SFU Harbour Centre
Early-Bird Discount. Register by August 1: $183.75. After August 1, the registration fee is $209.95. Lunch is included.

In this course, you will learn about community land trusts as a tool for property development, asset management, and stewardship of affordable home ownership, as well as different CLT governance mechanisms to maximize affordability and other community impacts in this full-day professional development opportunity.

This course is geared towards professionals working for municipalities and other related industries such as legal, finance, land development, planning, and economic development as well as non-market housing providers and operators.

Speakers: Brenda Torpy, Champlain Housing Trust; Tiffany Duzita, Community Land Trust Foundation of BC; Jill Atkey, BC Non-Profit Housing Association; Andy Broderick, Vancity Credit Union; Thom Armstrong, Co-op Housing Federation of BC; Andrea Reimer, City of Vancouver; Margaret Eberle, Metro Vancouver; Tim Wake, Foxglove Community Housing Trust.