Innovations in Financing Affordable Housing: The Inside Scoop
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)
Community Finance Solutions—an initiative of the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing—will be hosting Innovations in Financing Affordable Housing: The Inside Scoop. This webinar will take place on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12 p.m. ET.
We will provide a behind-the-scenes look at two housing funds currently in development, featuring the following speakers:
- LoriAnn Girvan, Moderator
- Joe Deschênes Smith, Trillium Housing (Toronto)
- James McGregor, Investissement Résidentiel Responsable (Montreal)
Our speakers will provide practical advice for anyone considering creating a new investment product for impact, or anyone working in affordable housing and interested in new financing models.
Space is limited, so please register today!
About Community Finance Solutions:
Community Finance Solutions is a consulting and referral service supporting initiatives creating new impact investing funds and financial products.
Since launching in March 2013, we have supported 10 initiatives across Canada. They are a fantastic group, involved in sectors as diverse as First Nations housing, community economic development, investing with a gender lens, and seed investing for impact.
The MaRS Centre for Impact Investing is pleased to announce that applications for the second cohort of Community Finance Solutions are now open. The deadline is September 30, 2014.
When & Where
MaRS Discovery District
MaRS Discovery District (@MaRSDD) in Toronto is the one of the world's largest urban innovation hubs. MaRS supports promising young ventures tackling key societal challenges in the health, cleantech and ICT sectors. In the last three years, these ventures have raised $1.3 billion in capital and earned $640 million in revenue. In addition to helping startups launch, grow and scale, the MaRS community is dedicated to cross-disciplinary collaboration, commercialization of discoveries and driving ideas to impact.