Housing future communities / Conference sessions

Major concurrent session

289589-houses
Thursday 29 August 2019
1.30pm – 3.00pm

Dollars to dwellings: Financing affordable housing

One year on, is the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation the silver bullet to financing affordable housing or is it just one piece of an incomplete financing and funding puzzle. Even with private sector financing, what role must governments play in funding the gap between the cost of building affordable housing and what low-income tenants can afford to pay?

 

Speakers

Presenter

Prof Bill Randolph
Director of the City Futures Research Centre, University of New South Wales
Bill Randolph joined the Faculty of the Built Environment at the University of New South Wales in August 2004 as Professor and Director of the City Futures Research Centre.  He was appointed Associate Dean Research in mid-2009.  At UNSW ... view
Nathan Dal Bon
CEO, The National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation
Nathan has more than 20 years’ experience in economic policy and advising across Government. In his previous role as a Senior Commonwealth Treasury official, he led the Treasury team that worked extensively on the establishment of the NHFIC and h... view

Panellist

Caryn Kakas
Head of Housing Strategy, ANZ
Caryn Kakas has 20 years of experience in Government policy and housing. She is the Head of Housing Strategy at ANZ leading the bank’s commitment to improving the availability of suitable and affordable housing options for all Australians and N... view
Nicola Lemon
CEO, Hume Community Housing
Nicola is a CEO who is passionate about social justice and facilitating long lasting changes and improvements within communities through providing quality housing and social services to those in need. She is driven by the pursuit of implementing best practic... view
Stephen Anthony
Chief Economist, Industry Super Australia
Stephen Anthony is ISA’s Chief Economist. Stephen is a highly experienced macroeconomist and fiscal policy specialist with over twenty years of experience. Prior to his current role he was the Director of Budget and Forecasting at the economic modelling firm Macroeconomic... view
Jared Collins
Acting Director, Policy, Housing and Homelessness - Policy and Service Design Division, Department of Communities, WA Government
Jared Collins is the Acting Director, Policy, Housing and Homelessness (Policy and Service Design Division, Department of Communities, Western Australia). Jared leads a team that seeks to deliver diverse and affordable housing outcomes for Weste... view