Housing for People – Not Profit: a Year-End Message From the Denman Community Land Trust Association 

By Stephanie Slater, Chair, Denman Community Land Trust Association (DCLTA) “Secure housing for people – not profit.” In October I attended the first conference of the new Canadian Network of Community Land Trusts and this statement from one of the presenters really stood out for me.  It’s what land trusts are all about: de-commodifying land so… Continue reading Housing for People – Not Profit: a Year-End Message From the Denman Community Land Trust Association 

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New Seniors Affordable Housing Project Planned for Denman Island

Sept. 17, 2023 Denman Island, B.C. – The Denman Community Land Trust Association (DCLTA) has signed an agreement for the donation of a property to be used for a seniors’ affordable housing project. Emcon Services Inc. has committed to donate a portion of its property on Denman Island pending successful re-zoning and subdivision approval.  Emcon… Continue reading New Seniors Affordable Housing Project Planned for Denman Island

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Good News Coming from Denman Community Land Trust Association!

This is a reminder that the annual general meeting (AGM) of the Denman Community Land Trust Association will be held Sunday Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Back Hall. We have exciting news to share! Memberships help non-profit associations demonstrate the community support they enjoy, so it’s also that time of year to ask… Continue reading Good News Coming from Denman Community Land Trust Association!

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Invitation to the Denman Community Land Trust Association (DCLTA)

Annual General MeetingSunday Sept. 17, 11 a.m.Location: Community Hall We have good news to share! To join or renew your annual membership visit our booth at the Market Sept. 9 & 16 or e-transfer $10 to bookkeeper@denmanaffordablehousing.orgor at the AGM, come a few minutes early. As always, thank you for your support. Your DCLTA Board… Continue reading Invitation to the Denman Community Land Trust Association (DCLTA)

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Denman Island Housing Groups Join Forces to Meet Community’s Affordable Housing Needs

Dec 16, 2022 The two non-profit housing organizations on Denman Island have agreed to work together to most effectively meet the community’s affordable housing needs. The Denman Housing Association (DHA) and the Denman Community Land Trust Association (DCLTA) have signed a memorandum of understanding pledging to work cooperatively. “The outcome may eventually be a single… Continue reading Denman Island Housing Groups Join Forces to Meet Community’s Affordable Housing Needs

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The Challenges of Developing Affordable Housing

Jan 17, 2023 By Stephanie Slater, Co-Chair, Denman Community Land Trust Association I’ve been known to say that developing affordable housing is not an undertaking for the faint of heart. In fact, it’s a pursuit that requires, patience, persistence, and a passion for the cause. It shouldn’t be this difficult, however. Here are some observations… Continue reading The Challenges of Developing Affordable Housing

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Sign the Taxation Petition to Support Land Donations

Dec 14, 2022 The Canadian Network of Community Land Trusts has a petition underway asking the federal government to provide tax incentives to encourage the donation of land to land trusts. The petition reads:Whereas: Community Land Trusts exist across Canada, are a proven vehicle to combat the affordable housing crisis in perpetuity, but they are… Continue reading Sign the Taxation Petition to Support Land Donations

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UPDATE RE PEPPER LANE SENIORS AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT

A message from DCLTA Co-Chairs Stephanie Slater and Doug Olstead We regret to have to inform the community that we will not be able to complete the Pepper Lane Seniors Affordable Housing Project at the proposed location on Denman Road (behind the Denman Island Guest House).  The DCLTA has achieved a number of notable successes… Continue reading UPDATE RE PEPPER LANE SENIORS AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT

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Invitation to the Annual General Meeting of Denman Community Land Trust Association

Denman Community Land Trust Association’s AGM will be held on Sunday, September 11, 2022 at 1:30 PM at the Community Hall (back hall or outside weather permitting). To renew your membership visit www.pepperlane.org (how to help). Or arrive a few minutes early and join at the AGM. Cost of membership is $10. The DCLTA wants to provide an update on… Continue reading Invitation to the Annual General Meeting of Denman Community Land Trust Association

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