Are you a Hamiltonian with time and passion to dedicate to a non-profit start-up? If so, the Hamilton Community Land Trust is hoping to hear from you. At our first official Board meeting, HamiltonCLT Directors voted to expand the organization’s governing body to up to nine members, and now we are turning to the community […]
June Newsletter: 100in1Day, I Wish this Was, Planners’ Network
100in1Day Hamilton 100in1Day is a global festival of civic engagement that came to Hamilton for the first time this year on June 6th with sponsorship by Evergreen. HamiltonCLT partnered with this initiative that worked with residents and organizations to bring 118 urban interventions to the city, all on the same day. Urban interventions are simple, […]
Hamilton Community Land Trust Awarded Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant
The Hamilton Community Land Trust (HCLT) is pleased to announce our receipt of an Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) grant in the...
Hamilton Community Land Trust Winter 2015 Update
Hello, HCLT supporters! We hope you are enjoying the slightly warmer weather and remember that spring is just around the...
When starting the Hamilton Community Land Trust we posted a survey on our website, polled our grassroots group of volunteers, and polled the attendees at our public launch event, asking them what they or their communities would want on land owned by the CLT. Here is what they told us: On the top of the list […]
I read with great interest Monday’s story in The Spec about a group of St. Claire neighbours working together to buy, clean-up and renovate a run-down apartment on their street. This amazing grassroots effort is exactly the type that Hamilton’s renaissance is built on. One building at a time, neglected properties are bought up and […]