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Consulting Services

With 25 years’ experience in affordable housing, I offer services in housing research, analysis, writing, and policy.

My clients have included housing sector organizations, municipalities, housing providers, and social service organizations. My career has included work for provincial and municipal governments, special task forces, and housing providers. 

Services and Expertise

  • Strategic policy development in affordable housing
  • Affordable housing issues and options analysis
  • Housing research including trends, demand, and needs
  • Program review and program development
  • Housing outcomes and related social issues
  • Housing development – frameworks / costing / proformas
  • Comparative policy / other jurisdictions
  • Clear and accessible writing style

Professional Experience

  • Housing policy research
  • Affordable housing development
  • Municipal plans and programs for housing and homelessness
  • Policy and program development – provincial and municipal
  • Non-profit clients and sector organizations
  • Research – academic / applied / CMHC and CHRA
  • Social policy and urban issues
  • Housing needs and demand projections
  • Supportive housing issues
  • Conferences and housing networks

My Clients have included:

  • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (funder – ERP)
  • Canadian Housing and Renewal Association (CHRA)
  • Chartered Institute of Housing Canada (CIH)
  • City of Peterborough
  • Housing Services Corporation (HSC)
  • Miziwe Biik Development Corporation*
  • Northern Ontario Service Deliverers Association (NOSDA)
  • Norfolk County*
  • Northumberland County*
  • Ontario Municipal Social Services Association (OMSSA)
  • Ontario Non-Profit Housing Association (ONPHA)
  • Peel Housing Corporation (Peel Living)*
  • (*with Tim Welch Consulting Inc.)