Affordable Housing 101 for Elected Officials Webinar

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Video Recording:


Making Housing Central in Your Community Affordable Housing 101 for Local Elected Officials (pdf)

Please join our FREE webinar on Thursday, February 28, 2019, hosted by Housing Central (represented by BC Non-Profit Housing Association and the Co-op Housing Federation of BC).

Why should you attend?
As local government elected officials, information on housing and affordability can be complex and confusing. This webinar assists in understanding affordable housing from a “101” perspective.

What will you learn?
Want to learn more about affordable housing?
Need to know the different roles of the Federal, Provincial and Local Government in addressing housing and affordability?
Need access to relevant tools and resources, customized for your community?
Want to hear of local government success stories in increasing affordable housing in communities?



Diana Dilworth has been with the BC Non-Profit Housing Association for three years, in the role of Government Relations Manager. Her focus is on engaging and educating elected officials at all levels of government, on issues related to housing and affordability. With a strong background in municipal background, as an elected official, she brings a unique perspective to discussions on government roles related to housing.


Brian Clifford is a Manager of Policy at BCNPHA with a mission to provide comprehensive, thorough, and quality research and data analysis for the affordable housing sector. Brian has led research on Housing Central’s Affordable Housing Plan for BC, BCNPHA’s Rental Housing Index, Metro Vancouver’s Mixed-Income Transit-Oriented Rental Housing Study, and Vancity’s Rent Race: the growing unaffordability of rent in Metro Vancouver. He is a published expert on the topic of Canadian housing policy.

How to register Even though this webinar is free, you are required to register in order to receive webinar access instructions.
1. To register, click the large green button at the top of this page: “Login to account”, or “Create an account” (if you do not yet have one). Note: We require a unique email address for each participant.
2. You will be sent an email with access instructions at least 48 hours (2 working days) prior to the webinar date.
This webinar will be recorded and participants will have access to the presentation, within a week or two of the webinar.

Note: Registration cutoff deadline is 12 midnight, February 25th due to lead time required to process registration accounts, and provide participants with advance webinar access instructions.

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Webinar date

February 28, 2019


3/11/19 10:00 am - 3/11/19 11:00 am


Free for members Free for non-members

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