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CMHC will be launching the Housing Supply Challenge this Fall! With up to $300M of funding up for grabs, this initiative invites citizens, stakeholders, and experts from across Canada to propose innovative solutions to the barriers that limit the creation of new housing. Through the launch of a number of unique rounds, the Challenge aims to address obstacles to housing supply and affordability, enhance community engagement, cultivate collaboration and partnerships, and inspire others to scale or adapt ideas for “Canada-wide impact”. Attend this session to find out about the first round of the challenge titled Data Driven - Solutions for informed decision-making. This first round will focus on creating data solutions that improve decision-making for housing supply across Canada. For more details on the Challenge, visit cmhc.ca/housingsupplychallenge

Who's Presenting

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Brigit Knecht

(Moderator)

Sr. Manager, Innovation - CMHC

Sr. Manager, Innovation - CMHC

Biographie

Brigit Knecht is the Senior Manager of the Housing Supply Challenge at the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. The Housing Supply Challenge is a Government of Canada initiative that asks Canadian innovators to propose solutions that reduce barriers to housing supply in Canada. Prior to joining CMHC’s Innovation division, Brigit held a number of positions in the Government of Canada working on Smart Cities, Indigenous economic development, Arctic policy, and Cultural policy issues. Brigit also maintains an active schedule as a professional violinist performing with symphony orchestras and chamber groups across Canada. She holds a PhD in arts policy from the University of Calgary, and a Master of Music degree from Yale University.

CMHC will be launching the Housing Supply Challenge this Fall! With up to $300M of funding up for grabs, this initiative invites citizens, stakeholders, and experts from across Canada to propose innovative solutions to the barriers that limit the creation of new housing. Through the launch of a number of unique rounds, the Challenge aims to address obstacles to housing supply and affordability, enhance community engagement, cultivate collaboration and partnerships, and inspire others to scale or adapt ideas for “Canada-wide impact”. Attend this session to find out about the first round of the challenge titled Data Driven - Solutions for informed decision-making. This first round will focus on creating data solutions that improve decision-making for housing supply across Canada. For more details on the Challenge, visit cmhc.ca/housingsupplychallenge

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