Simon Fraser University

Community Land Trusts for Affordable Housing [workshop]
September 9, 2016 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings Street

Community Land Trusts for Affordable Housing  
Full-day professional development course

Are Community Land Trusts the vehicle to retain much needed affordable housing and finance future sustainable and locally guided development on publicly owned land in Metro Vancouver? 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. Participants receive a tax receipt for income tax purposes. Lunch is included.

Early-Bird Discount. Register by August 1, 2016 and pay a reduced fee of $175+$8.75 GST. After August 1, the registration fee is $199 + $9.95 GST.


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


This course is sponsored by the False Creek South Neighbourhood Association, and offered in partnership with the Real Estate Foundation of BC, BC Non-Profit Housing Association, BC Housing, CHF BC, Community Land Trust, UBC School of Community and Regional Planning, and Vancity Credit Union. 

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