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Housing Affordability: Should government be more or less involved? Surging home prices, fast-rising rent and uncontrollable bidding wars in Canada’s hot real estate markets have prompted sweeping action by governments to support housing affordability; first it was the foreign buyers tax in British Columbia, then the Ontario government announced its Fair Housing Plan with the […]

Date:
Thursday, October 12, 2017, 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Location:
The National Club

Housing Affordability: Should government be more or less involved?

Surging home prices, fast-rising rent and uncontrollable bidding wars in Canada’s hot real estate markets have prompted sweeping action by governments to support housing affordability; first it was the foreign buyers tax in British Columbia, then the Ontario government announced its Fair Housing Plan with the aim of making housing more accessible for homebuyers and renters. The Federal government has undertaken measures pertaining to increase affordable housing investments across Canada and more announcements are expected soon. Should government be more or less involved when it comes to affordable housing? What needs to happen moving forward? Our panel explores.

When: Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Where: The National Club, 303 Bay Street.

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Tim Hudak: CEO at Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)
  • Harvey Cooper: Managing Director, Co-Op Housing Federation (Ontario Chapter)
  • Jim Murphy: CEO, The Federation of Rental-Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO)
  • Kelly Harris: Vice-President, Corporate and Public Affairs, First Ontario Credit Union
  • Sylvia Patterson, Interim Executive Director, Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association

Moderator

  • Geoff Zochodene, Reporter, Financial Post

Event Agenda:

8:00am to 8:30am: Registration and Breakfast

8:30am to 10:00am: Panel Discussion

10:00am: Adjournment and Networking 

 

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