The Galiano Land and Community Housing Trust is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to raise money or other assistance for constructing, providing, maintaining, leasing, owning and managing one or more affordable housing projects.
The aim of the Galiano Land and Community Housing Trust is to promote and provide permanent, affordable access to land and housing for community members. We aim promote, encourage, and carry out research and education to help meet community housing needs in a socially conscious, ecologically and economically sound manner.
The goal of the Galiano Land and Community Housing Trust is to develop and implement responsible land use models for affordable housing while giving full consideration to land’s natural attributes, and community needs.
The purposes of the society are:
1. To provide permanently affordable access to land and housing for community members.
2. To promote and encourage education about affordable housing initiatives.
3. To develop and implement responsible land-use models for affordable housing giving full consideration to the land’s natural attributes.
4. To promote and encourage or carry out research to help meet the community housing needs in an efficient, economic, ecological, and socially sound manner.
5. To raise money or acquire funds and other assistance and to own, acquire, and take by purchase, donation, devise or otherwise, land personal property and sell, exchange, lease, improve or develop same for the purposes of the society.
6. To do everything incidental and necessary to promote and attain the foregoing purposes and periodically reassess these purposes.
7. To operate a charitable institution (without profit to its members) for the purpose of raising money or other assistance for constructing, providing, maintaining, leasing, owning and managing one or more affordable housing projects.
GLCHT currently has:
- 41 members
- 29 volunteers
- 8 board members
- 5 sub-committees:
- Land Assessment
- Community Consultation
- Research & Development
- Housing Triage
We are always looking for volunteers and members to help with projects, so feel free to contact the society in order to become a member or volunteer!