Step One in Building an Affordable Home Community

Opportunity Villages Community Land Trust (OVCLT) is committed to bringing affordable homes (selling at least 20% below market value) to Southern Ontario. The homes will be either net zero or net zero ready, the land itself will remain under the ownership of OVCLT and the homes will be small - approximately 600-900 sq ft. They will be sold to local individuals and families who can’t normally afford to purchase a home. The David Suzuki Foundation likes our idea - they named us a one of the 10 finalists in their Future Ground Prize competition!

We need your help to make this happen. Before we construct the homes, we need to build the development’s Common Unit. Why? It will be the energy hub for all the homes. Also, every cent donated drops the final selling price of the homes. We are volunteers; we won’t profit from this. However, people who are stuck in the rental cycle or are forced to live with relatives will benefit greatly.

The homes themselves will be single detached, duplexes and triplexes. Three will be barrier-free. They will be built on a site at 10 Taylor Avenue in Chatham.

Please donate any amount to help 30 families face a brighter future. Your name (if desired) will appear on the benefactor’s wall in the Common Unit.


  • Anonymous 
    • $350 
    • 23 d
  • Morena McDonald 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Andrew Tompsett 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Rose Linseman 
    • $100 
    • 1 mo
  • Gary and Marilyn Eagleson 
    • $200 
    • 1 mo
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Opportunity Villages Community Land Trust 
Chatham, ON
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