Building housing for all
Join us to participate in an online panel discussion with experts and community leaders to discuss big ideas that will move Vancouver forward for all of us.
Vancouver needs a bold plan to tackle the housing crisis. This panel will focus on what the City can do to better address affordability, land-use, and housing equity.
Note: The event will begin at 6:30 pm sharp. Please log on to the event at 6:15 pm.
Tom Davidoff is an associate professor in the Real Estate and Strategy and Business Economics groups at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia. While at UBC, he advised President Barack Obama’s administration on housing and mortgage policy, and worked with two startup real estate intelligence companies.
Albert Huang was the senior development manager responsible for the Vancouver Community Land Trust’s sites in the River District and Kensington-Cedar Cottage neighbourhoods, spanning 4 different sites. As an associate at Terra, he is responsible for the development of non-profit, mixed-income, affordable, and social purpose real estate development. He is also an active member of the housing advocacy group, Abundant Housing Vancouver. And from 2019 to 2021, was a Vancouver City Planning Commissioner.
Monica Morgan has almost thirty years of experience working in the public, private and non-profit/community sectors developing accommodation projects in the Vancouver region. She has delivered complex projects in the fields of non-market housing, healthcare and post-secondary education and specializes in public and quasi-public owned land and social infrastructure projects and multi-governmental level funding and partnership programs resulting in significant community, social and environmental benefits.
Russil Wvong is a principal software engineer at Keysight Technologies. Russil helps to mobilize support for housing to counter-balance opposition, and is serving as housing policy chair for Forward Together Vancouver. He has a blog at morehousing.ca.