Housing Affordability: Canada’s National Housing Strategy and CMHC Initiatives

April 14, 2022, 12:00 - 1:00 PM


Affordable housing for all is an ambitious goal, and we can’t do it alone, that’s why CMHC offers flexible funding and financing opportunities, expertise and advice to help housing professionals promote and protect affordable housing in Canada. During this session, Lance and Elizabeth will provide an overview of major CMHC funding resources that have come out of the National Housing Strategy, and partnership opportunities to build new affordable housing and preserve the existing housing stock.  

 Lance Jakubec – Advisor, Outreach and Project Development, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Webinars/Lance_Jakubec_headshot_-_T16.jpgLance Jakubec is with Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), working to enhance the accessibility, sustainability, and affordability of housing. Based out of Vancouver, BC, Lance studied Planning at Queen’s University before starting with CMHC in 1999, and is currently part of a national team developing partnerships across the private, public, and non-profit sectors to help achieve the aspiration that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs.  


Elizabeth Tang – Specialist, Outreach and Project Development, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Webinars/elizabeth_tang.jpgElizabeth Tang is focused on engaging with professionals in the housing industry, academics and provincial and municipal governments to ensure access to the latest and most relevant housing information from CMHC. She has been with CMHC since 2006. Prior to working at CMHC, Elizabeth was Trade Commissioner, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. She is a LEED Green Associate, and holds a MBA from University of British Columbia with a specialization in sustainability and business strategic management.


Registration closes April 13th at 4:00 p.m.

REIBC acknowledges the support of the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia.

Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia