There’s no disputing that the non-profit housing sector has its hands full. On a daily basis, managers, tenant support workers, directors, and staff respond to every kind of challenge imaginable. It can be difficult to keep up with new information and ongoing training to stay equipped for these challenges.
That’s why BCNPHA is constantly looking for ways to offer accessible educational resources with new webinars! You can view the recorded webinars below. There is no shortage of topics we can add to our programs to complement our online courses and to respond to the needs of the sector.
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This session is for leaders in BC’s affordable housing sector who are keen to innovate with their teams and within their programs.
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Learn how property management software, Arcori, can streamline your society’s operations.
Three non-profit organizations will discuss their business needs for capital planning, how they implemented it at their organization and what technologies they use for capital planning.
The BC Care Providers Association alongside the BC Non-Profit Housing Association present the current FortisBC and BC Hydro rebate programs with a focus on the Healthcare sector.
Learn about various funding opportunities for energy efficiency upgrades and the types of projects they can help support.
This webinar highlights retrofit strategies to address overheating and poor air quality due to wildfire smoke in non-profit housing.
Preserve your assets and save on energy costs by being prepared to act on incentive funding and improve the long-term operation and reliability of your buildings.
Learn about design opportunities for new housing to address the risk of overheating during extreme hot weather and poor air quality due to forest wildfires.
Learn how a multi-year retrofit program supported 31 non-profit housing societies and implemented over 100 energy conservation projects.
BCNPHA’s Jack Boyle will show you the products types, business case basics and best practices to help you be ready for your next lighting project.
Hear about benefits of working with a professional engineer on an energy study along with engineering design and implementation support – elements now eligible for funding for the first time.
Business Continuity and Pandemic Planning
BC Housing has partnered with BCNPHA and AHMA to deliver the latest in our webinar series to support housing providers through COVID-19.
This session will provide a high level overview of the potential damage a cyber attack can cause and the best way to prevent an attack.
The Role of Social Resilience and Connectedness in Multi-unit Rental Housing
This is session 2, Build a Flexible Financial Strategy, of a two-part webinar series.
This is session 1, Stop the Financial Bleeding and Define a Process, of a two-part webinar series.
BCNPHA has partnered with AHMA and BC Housing to deliver the third in our webinar series designed to understand the impact of COVID-19 on our sector and the people within it.
BCNPHA has partnered with AHMA and BC Housing to deliver a second webinar in our series designed to explore the impact of COVID-19 on our sector and the people within it.
Developing Affordable Housing
Learn about the challenges that small communities often face in development of affordable housing and examples of opportunities and ways to develop affordable housing in small communities.
This session is about how to review and evaluate the current partnerships that we have and developing action plans for making these partnerships more effective.
Communities across Canada are struggling to respond to the increasing visibility and velocity of complex social challenges accelerated by COVID-19.
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.
Seed Funding supports affordable housing through grants and interest-free loans.
This webinar is a primer on employer rights and responsibilities in managing through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join Ripan Hans, Associate Lawyer with Haddock & Company Lawyers, for a presentation on the RTA and current policy changes passed in the context of COVID-19, and how they apply to the Community Housing Sector
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Within the turbulence and stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, how can we stay emotionally healthy and connected to ourselves and those around us?
Join speakers from the sector to talk about how it is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and how partnerships with housing agencies are vital in people’s lives.
This session will be focused on addressing the challenges that seniors face with respect to social isolation.
This facilitated discussion will reflect on what has happened within organizations since the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the provincial implementation of social restrictions, which has imposed significant challenges to the sector.
This webinar will review how the Residential Tenancy Act applies during the COVID-19 pandemic and what tools housing providers can utilize in resolving conflicts.
Join us to hear about how to respond to extreme heat combined with pandemic protocols in low-rise buildings and single family homes.
Participants will learn how to identify the root causes of conflict between tenants and learn communication strategies for navigating these conflicts and setting boundaries.
Angela Cooke and Dominic Flanagan will provide information on how BC Housing is responding to the crisis, and the support and coordination you can expect in the days and weeks ahead.
Extreme hot weather and poor air quality events related to forest wildfires and rising air temperatures are occurring more and more often across the province.
People and pets can be a tricky combination in non-profit housing, but there are ways we can meet the needs of housing operators, residents, and those who have animal companions.
This webinar will provide an overview of the legal regime in place in the province including a discussion of the Residential Tenancy Act and Human Rights Code as well as an update on the evolving law regarding medical use.
Hoarding is a complex and challenging psychological disorder that may lead to negative consequences for both the individual and the community.
Staffing and Human Resources
This webinar talks about what you can expect and walks you through the steps you need to take as an employer and service provider to be ready for a gradual re-opening of the economy under continuing COVID-19 restrictions.
This webinar, specifically targeted to non-profit housing providers, covers recommendations from public health agencies and the measures that governments are taking to combat the virus.
Rent banks are known for their effectiveness in the prevention of homelessness for low to moderate income earners.