Assets, Equity, & Empowerment: At Quint, Housing Is One Part of the Community Development Equation
Since its launch in 1995, Quint Development Corporation has skillfully fused local determination with outside expertise, money, & political influence. This article was written before the results were in. Since, Quint's co-op housing strategy to turn renters into homeowners - with all the skills, values, & equity that entails, has since been recognized far beyond the borders of core neighborhoods of Saskatoon. Indeed, national recognition of Quint’s innovation and results has been forthcoming in recent years. This article effectively sets out the lessons learned.