Lessons of Brightside

Read Hamilton resident and Hamilton CLT supporter Simon Orpana’s excellent piece in The Hamilton Spectator about Heeding the Lessons of Brightside. Brightside was a community of over 200 homes, as well as many businesses, which were razed in order to expand Stelco’s parking lots and build the Industrial Expressway overpass. This history will be instructive […]

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2020 Vision

Following the successful launch of the downtown project at 278 Wilson Street back in early 2018, Ward 3 Councillor Matthew Green (now Member of Parliament for Hamilton-Center) moved to sell another piece of surplus City land to the Hamilton Community Land Trust. With affordability becoming an issue across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, the […]

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Congratulations to the Amnual Family

This winter (2019), our partners at Habitat for Humanity handed over the keys and an affordable mortgage for 278 Wilson St. to Manaye, Fikirte, Ellen and Hermala Amnual. After overcoming tremendous adversity, the family of four couldn’t be happier to be in their new home. This marks the completion of the Hamilton Community Land Trust’s first project, on land originally donated […]

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