Media Advisory - Affordability by Design - Creating Affordable Housing

    TORONTO, Dec. 4 /CNW/ - Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC),
the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, the City of Peterborough and
the Affordable Housing Action Committee (AHAC) will co-host a one day forum in
Peterborough to promote the development of sustainable and affordable housing.
Housing industry professionals, affordable housing developers, community
organizations, and non-profit groups will share their ideas and best practices
in the financing and development of affordable housing projects.
    The forum will showcase two CMHC Affordable Housing Award winners and
provide practical, solutions-oriented financing tools and advice for project
developers. Keynote speaker, John D'Angelo, who has built a significant number
of affordable housing projects in Peel Region, will discuss how to make these
projects happen.

    Date:        Thursday, December 6th, 2007

    Time:        8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Location:    Westdale United Church
                 1509 Sherbrooke Street West
                 Peterborough, ON

For further information:

For further information: Carlene Siopis, Canada Mortgage and Housing
Corporation, (416) 529-2710; Adam Grachnik, Office of Minister Watson, (416)
585-6492; Susan Bacque, City of Peterborough, (705) 742-7777, x 1492; John
Martyn, Affordable Housing Action Committee, (705) 745-0096

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