Cortes Community HousingIt takes a community to raise a village.
Together, we are fulfilling the dream of affordable stable year-round rental housing for community members of all ages. The Cortes Island Seniors Society has purchased a 51 acre parcel close to downtown Mansons, and CIBATA, the local business and tourism association, now own the adjoining 2.6 acre commercial lot capable of supporting local business enterprises.
2020? Wow. Here we are, and thanks to you 2019 was an amazing year. In the life of a project this big, sometimes it seems that things move forward too slowly for us to see. In 2019, we saw real progress. Together, we made huge gains for our community's effort to build affordable, stable, year-round rental housing on Cortes Island. Here’s what we accomplished: January: Almost exactly a year ago, we launched Home: A Cortes Community writing initiative. We invited Cortes residents to ponder...
Land walk in Manson’s Landing, July 2018
Presentation by John Preston, Fundraiser, July 2018
Visioning workshop #2
Intention-setting, July 2018