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Affordable Housing 101 for Elected Officials

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).



February 28, 2019


10:00 am - 11:00 am



Member Cost:


Why you should 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 you will 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 communi


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.