Caryn Kakas

Head of Housing Strategy, ANZ

 Caryn Kakas

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 New Zealanders, including the supply of homes to buy, homes to rent, and access to safe accommodation. Caryn previously held the role of Executive Director, Housing at the Department of Family and Community Services (NSW) leading on Housing and Homelessness policy and programs; intergovernmental relations and cabinet coordination.   She has held several senior roles across industry bodies in the property industry.  Kakas holds a MA in Public Policy and Management from University of Melbourne and a BA in International Affairs from The George Washington University.


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Thursday 29 August 2019
1.30pm – 3.00pm

Major concurrent session

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 ... view