At Ottawa Forum, Housing Sector Readies for Feds’ Next Moves

With infrastructure cash on horizon, stakeholders sharpen affordability pitch.

By David P. Ball and Katie Hyslop, 16 Feb 2016, Tyee Solutions Society

Co-organized by Tyee Solutions Society, CHRA, Carleton University’s School of Public Policy, Carleton Centre for Urban Research and Education (CURE), Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa, andBroadening the Base, 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.

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