A Tale of Two Housing Initiatives

A Tale of Two Housing Initiatives

Manda Aufochs Gillespie of FolkU fame recently interviewed Sandra Wood of Cortes Community Housing. Sandra is the Project Coordinator for the Housing Committee, which is spear-heading the upcoming expansion to the existing seniors village and heading up the Rainbow...

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Love For You – Love For Housing

Love For You – Love For Housing

As we inch our way out of the depths of winter, our attentions turn to new beginnings, fresh possibilities and ways to take better care of ourselves. Throughout February, Lisa Day of Rites of Spirit is generously donating a percentage of her massage earnings to the...

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Tender Release – Cortes Island Seniors Village

Tender Release – Cortes Island Seniors Village

We are planning to release a Tender for the Cortes Seniors Village expansion on February 25th. Please NOTE, this information is being sent along now to give folks on Cortes an early heads up. Kinetic Construction will be the General Contractor for CISS working with...

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2019 Year In Review

2019 Year In Review

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...

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What Your Support Made Possible

What Your Support Made Possible

With your help, we had a milestone year. Together, we made huge gains for our community's effort to build affordable, stable, year-round rental housing on Cortes Island. How wonderful to see our collective potential unlocked in so many ways, large and small! What We...

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Launching Home – Thank You!

Launching Home – Thank You!

On Sunday December 8th, a group of 50 or so gathered to hear Cortes writers read from “Home: A Cortes Community Anthology”. At the beginning of 2019 the Housing Committee invited Cortes residents of all ages to write a few words, a page or a paragraph on home. That...

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You Are Invited To Celebrate HOME

You Are Invited To Celebrate HOME

We look forwarding to hosting you at the launch of Home: A Cortes Community Anthology, where you'll be able to hear the authors' own voices enliven their words. Join us in celebration with complementary refreshments and get your personal and gift copies of the book....

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