Upcoming Events

Date: February 20, 21 27 and 28 2024

Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (EST)

Location: Zoom Meeting

This training will focus on increasing affordable housing development knowledge through learning about key components of the development process. Through participation in this training you will also be given access to project tools and resources created by Toolbox+ to support your affordable housing project.

Thursday, March 7, 2024

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Zoom Meeting

This webinar will focus on understanding the components of a feasibility study and how to conduct one for a new project. Join us as we interview. Graham Cubitt about InDwell’s many projects in and around the Hamilton region and how Flourish determines which projects are viable. Through this webinar, learn how to help your organization make their Go or No Go decision to proceed with a project.

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Time: 8:30 AM – 10:00AM

Location In-person at 464 Metcalfe Street

As part of our monthly “how-to-get-more-affordable-housing-in-Ottawa” sessions, Cahdco, the Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa and the Ottawa Community Land Trust are pleased to welcome Tom Clement from Co-operative Housing Federation  Toronto to March’s Session on “Co-operative Affordable Housing”

Are you a co-operative looking to create affordable housing? Join the Alliance to End Homelessness Ottawa, Ottawa Community Land Trust & Cahdco to hear about the support that the Co-operative Housing Federation Canada can provide and get inspired about a new co-operative housing project in Toronto. Connect with others looking to develop affordable housing projects.

Past Events

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Time: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM EST

Place: 464 Metcalfe

Join us to learn about strategies to attract impact investment for the creation and preservation of affordable housing.  In particular, we’ll explore the world of community bonds, a debt financing tool gaining momentum across Canada. You’ll hear from Satyameet Singh, a Campaign Manager with Tapestry, an organization supporting a diverse array of organizations to market and sell community securities.

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST

Place: Zoom Meeting

This Cahdco webinar will focus on Organization Readiness for Development. Determining if your organization is prepared to undertake the large-scale and risky project of affordable housing development is the first step towards being able to create new housing.

Date: Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Time: 8:30 AM – 10:00AM

Location In-person at 464 Metcalfe Street

As part of our monthly how-to-get-more-affordable-housing in Ottawa sessions, Cahdco, the Alliance to End Homelessness, and the Ottawa Community Land Trust are pleased to welcome Councillors David Hill and Laine Johnson to January’s Session titled “After the City Budget: What’s Next?”


We’ll be engaging Councillors on the details of the affordable housing budget, the capital plan moving forward, and how we can leverage our resources most effectively for affordable housing in the sector. While the next budget is almost a year away, learning how the budget process works, and how we can advocate early for important elements to be included next year are key.

The Toolbox+ Blueprints Program Is Open For Registration

Due to high demand, our Blueprints program is preparing two cohorts simultaneously! The program will supply all the tools for organizations still in the early development stage interested in learning about critical development activities.