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The Housing Puzzle: Creating & Conserving Affordable, Sustainable Homes

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The Housing Puzzle: Creating & Conserving Affordable, Sustainable Homes

In this Member Workshop with Vancity Community Investment Bank (VCIB), gain the expertise and understanding needed to create a lasting influence on sustainable and affordable housing projects in your communities.

Event Information

In today's ever-evolving economic landscape, the pursuit of sustainable, affordable housing has never been more critical. Join us for this enlightening webinar to acquire the knowledge and insights necessary to make a lasting impact on sustainable, affordable housing initiatives within our communities. 

An expert panel will offer diverse perspectives on the challenges and opportunities that may arise, offering you the opportunity to shape the creation of housing solutions in your communities.

By participating in this webinar, you will:

  • Gain Financing Know-how: Discover how to strategically position your organization for success in securing financing, ensuring your housing projects have the financial stability they need to thrive.
  • Access Funding & Expertise: Learn about the array of grant funding opportunities available and how to leverage technical assistance to advance your housing initiatives from concept to shovel-ready reality.
  • Explore Synergies: Uncover the possibilities at the intersection of climate-conscious practices and long-term affordability, enabling you to align your housing projects with environmental and economic sustainability goals.

Workshop Video

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  • Eric Visser, Director of Real Estate at Vancity Community Investment Bank
  • Mitch Gillin, Vice President of Asset Management at Hullmark 
  • Ray Sullivan, Executive Director at Canadian Housing Renewal Association
  • Julia Langer, Chief Executive Officer at The Atmospheric Fund

Workshop Agenda

  • 10:00 AM - Virtual Check-in
  • 10:05 AM - Workshop Programming
  • 10:50 AM - Q&A

This workshop is free to attend!

Register for this complimentary workshop!

About our member:

As part of the Vancity Group, VCIB uses banking to drive lasting social and environmental change. VCIB is the only federally chartered bank in Canada that exclusively finances impact-driven organizations and projects that help communities become more affordable and sustainable.

VCIB believes financial institutions have a critical role to play in supporting the preservation and development of affordable housing in a way that is equitable and sustainable. VCIB finance co-operatives, affordable housing providers, land trusts, and other organizations that work to improve the affordability of our communities.