Affordable Housing Workshop Series is calling on innovators, builders and land developers


The United Counties of Leeds and Grenville’s, Community Housing Department is inviting local innovators, builders, and land developers to partner on topic-specific workshops that offer solutions to create more affordable housing units faster in Leeds and Grenville.

Share your expertise for a skill or solution you have for increasing affordable housing units related to:

Rural Housing Solutions:

  • Water/sewer services solutions for expediting new affordable development
  • Turning empty bedrooms into extra income
  • Project Financing Solutions for Affordable Housing Construction
  • Alternative building solutions such as:
  • Modular construction, 3D printing, mass timber construction, energy efficient builds, and other innovative affordable housing building models
  • Missing Middle Housing promoting in-fill development, such as constructingduplexes, triplexes, townhouses and multi-unit buildings.
  • Converting commercial spaces into affordable housing units.
  • Other affordable housing solutions.

Events may be held in-person with a live-stream option at various locations in Leeds and Grenville, or a webinar. Proponents submitting workshop proposals will be doing so at their own expense. Use this opportunity to promote your affordable housing concept to benefit communities in Leeds and Grenville.

To discuss or submit your workshop proposal, contact Caroline Rigutto, Affordable Housing Coordinator at or (613) 342-3840 ext. 2327. Submit your workshop proposal by Friday May 11th, 2024.

Where multiple proposals on a similar topic are received, the Counties will assess the workshop proposal and select the proposal that provides the greatest value for attendees.


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