Housing Experts Meet to Translate Federal Policy Mandates into Outcomes

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Co-organized by the CHRA, Carleton University, and the Tyee Solutions Society, the all-day Actions for Housing Now working session held on the Carleton campus brought together some 60 people from the around the broad housing sector — providers and tenants, social and market housing, financial institutions and green building experts — as well as unions, criminal justice reformers, aboriginal interests, philanthropic foundations and those serving the most vulnerable.

Clearly a lot of money is set to roll,” said Jeff Morrison, executive director of the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA). “And [the government has] made it quite clear they want to collaborate with other orders of government and with stakeholders.”

Read the full Tyee article on the Action for Housing Now event.