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Capacity Building to Amplify Housing Delivery: Leveraging Best Practices

Unlock the potential of affordable housing delivery within the non-profit sector by harnessing rigorous tools and proven best practices. In this webinar, we’ll explore case studies and examples to demonstrate how private sector approaches and a framework of key development pillars can streamline and accelerate even the most complex mixed-use, mixed-income housing projects. Learn how to apply these best practices to overcome challenges and enhance your housing initiatives.

Who should attend?

  • Non-profit affordable housing providers
  • Municipalities with surplus land
  • Churches & institutions with land interested in development
  • Anyone interested in affordable housing development

What will you learn?

  • Understand key pillars and a proven approach for successful development.
  • Learn how to apply these approaches to non-profit and affordable housing projects.
  • Discover best practices from the private sector to deliver projects effectively and efficiently within the non-profit affordable housing sector.
  • Gain insights on expediting projects through the complexities and challenges faced by many non-profit and non-market developments.
  • Explore the impact of strategic partnerships with lenders and municipalities in securing ongoing support.

Presented by:

Carla Guerrera
Founder, CEO – Purpose Driven Development


As a globally recognized real estate developer, Carla Guerrera has delivered over $2B in mixed-use real estate development across Canada’s top markets. As the CEO of Purpose Driven Development, she believes that real estate development, when done well, is one of the most powerful tools to transform the way we live, work, and thrive in our communities. Having worked in housing delivery for private sector, governments, and non-profits, Carla has a unique understanding of what it takes for successful affordable housing delivery.

Purpose Driven Development works with non-profits, First Nations, investors, and governments, bringing a proven approach to unlocking successful development to create communities where everyone can thrive.


Annelise van der Veen
Manager of Strategic Projects and Operations


As the Manager of Strategic Projects and Operations at Purpose Driven Development, Annelise expertly secures project financing, developing and nurturing key relationships with lenders and partners. She aligns financing strategies with our client’s project goals and oversees project compliance with legal and regulatory authorities. Annelise also oversees all corporate operational activities – driving process improvements and ensuring seamless execution at every level.

With a strong focus on team and people management, Annelise inspires high performance and operational success. Her strategic vision and operational acumen are instrumental in advancing Purpose Driven’s goals and achieving project excellence.




September 27, 2024


10:00 am - 11:30 am PST



Member Cost:



Online (Zoom)