AHCP Seminar Series: Co-ops, Community Land Trusts, and Community-Led Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing Challenge Project is an initiative of the University of Toronto School of Cities. The AHCP collective brings together scholars from across the University of Toronto, who are researching issues related to housing affordability from different disciplinary perspectives, with the objective of working together to research, discuss and debate the causes, processes, policies and consequences of declining housing affordability.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 7:30-9:30pm
Room 108, Koffler House,
569 Spadina Crescent, Toronto, ON M5S 2J7

Event Description:

This panel brings together leaders in co-operative housing, community land trust advocacy, and community-led affordable housing development in Toronto to discuss alternative land and housing tenure practices and affordable housing solutions. The seminar will explore different neighbourhood-based cooperative and land trust initiatives, opportunities and challenges of building community-led affordable housing, and the types of public policy and funding that are necessary to support and sustain these approaches in the search for housing justice in Toronto.


  • Abigail Moriah – New Commons Development
  • Dominique Russell – Kensington Market Community Land Trust
  • Jon Harstone – Affordable Housing Developer
  • Joshua Barndt – Parkdale Neighbourhood Land Trust
  • Co-Facilitated by: Kuni Kamizaki and Sue Bunce – Department of Geography and Planning

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