Upcoming Events

EVENT | Workshop – Funding Options for New Developments – Calgary

December 28, 2018

A discussion of innovative funding options for new affordable housing developments. It will explore how accessing capital and funding is a critical component of any new housing development and answer these questions: How do you access capital? What non-traditional sources of funding are available to affordable housing providers? How can I get pre-development work underway … Read More

EVENT | 2018 Community Update on Edmonton’s Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

November 12, 2018

Homeward Trust is hosting the 2018 Community Update on Edmonton’s Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. They will share local data, profile new initiatives and celebrate the progress made over the past year towards the work of ending homelessness in our City.   Welcome Greetings & Blessing 1:00pm – 1:15pm Community update 1:15pm – 2:00pm … Read More

EVENT | Webinar – Social Housing Around the World – Online

November 5, 2018

There is a long-standing tradition in Vienna of expanding social residential construction, housing prices, and rents beyond the forces of the free economy. This webinar will cover this internationally unique success story, its reasons and the different forms of social housing in Vienna. Speaker Christian Schantl Head of Communication & Marketing Department Stadt Wien – … Read More

EVENT | Documentary film screening ‘US & THEM’ – Edmonton

October 26, 2018

On National Housing Day 2018, the Edmonton Housing Coalition presents US & THEM. The documentary film follows the lives of people struggling with homelessness over a ten year period. It shatters misconceptions about why people end up on the streets, and reveals why the “pull yourself up by the bootstraps” narrative is flawed. The goal … Read More

EVENT | Housing Central Conference – Vancouver

October 23, 2018

The largest non-profit housing conference in Canada, Housing Central, is taking place in Vancouver, BC on November 18-20, 2018. It offers more than 100 education sessions! The education sessions, keynotes and guest speakers, networking events and tradeshow at this year’s conference are designed not only to bolster our delegates’ individual professional development but also to … Read More

EVENT | Online Seminar – Karen Kubey on Housing as Intervention

October 23, 2018

Hear from Karen Kubey, an urbanist, architectural educator and editor of Housing as Intervention. It’s a 17-essay volume of Architectural Design that examines how housing projects around the world, and the design processes behind them, might be interventions toward greater social equity. Across the world, the housing crisis is escalating. In prosperous U.S. and European … Read More

EVENT | Webinar – Perpetual affordability and community control of the land – Canada

October 15, 2018

Throughout Canada, the community land trust movement is picking up speed. The model proposes an approach to land that ensures perpetual affordability and community control of the land. The model aligns with the existing needs and characteristics of the communities in which it is used offering the opportunity to protect commercial properties, community gardens, co-ops, … Read More

EVENT | Unlocking Doors: Affordable Housing + Mixed Communities Panel – Calgary

October 5, 2018

  How does affordable housing contribute to the fabric of our city? How do we develop innovative partnership models for affordable rental housing in mixed income, resilient communities? How do we ensure that our neighbourhoods are rich with diversity while providing access to safe, secure, affordable housing? The Opening Doors Conference and the University of … Read More