Read & Watch KMCLT
Here is a list of places KMCLT has been featured in news media:
December 18, 2023 CTV News︎︎︎ - Amid little short-term rental enorcement, Toronto community group books room for evidence
October 26, 2023 - The Breach︎︎︎ - This Airbnb alternative won’t destroy Canada’s housing market
October 14, 2023 - Global News︎︎︎ - Community Land Trusts: Can they be an answer to the housing crisis?
March 31, 2021 - BlogTO︎︎︎ - City of Toronto to decide whether Kensington Market residences stay affordable
March 30, 2021 - The Toronto Star︎︎︎ - ‘It’s got grit, it’s got life’: Kensington Market land trust steps up to rescue affordable housing in the heart of the market
We worked with the University of Toronto to create this docuseries telling the story of how the KMCLT came to be through the University of Toronto’s School of Cities. The first part can be watched below, and the full playlist can be watched on YouTube here︎︎︎
We partnered with About Here Productions Inc. and Tapestry Community Capital to create a video explaining what Land Trusts are, and how they can be financed through Community Bonds. Watch the video below, and check out About Here︎︎︎ and Tapestry︎︎︎ as well!
Our Co-Chair Dominique Russell gave a presentation on the history of the KMCLT from the initial stages to its acquisition of 54-56 Kensington Avenue, focusing specifically on the community activism from which it originates.