Simon Fraser University Continuing Studies

Community Land Trusts - Public Lecture
September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
SFU Harbour Centre, Room 1400
515 West Hastings Street
Vancouver
BC

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. Based in Vermont, the Champlain Housing Trust is one of the oldest and most widely known Community Land Trusts in North America. She will share how Burlington, Vermont, benefited from the low-risk, high-impact creation of a Community Land Trust. Gordon Price, director of the SFU City Program, will moderate a discussion with the audience following the presentation.

Fee: Free but RSVP required.

Click here for complete event information and to register: http://www.sfu.ca/continuing-studies/events/2016/09/Community-Land-Trusts-Solution-To-Affordable-Housing.html

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