AHCP Seminar Series: Big Landlords, Big Evictions: Financialization and Rental Housing in Canada

Affordable Housing Challenge Project is an initiative of the University of Toronto School of Cities. The AHCP collective brings together scholars from across the University of Toronto, who are researching issues related to housing affordability from different disciplinary perspectives, with the objective of working together to research, discuss and debate the causes, processes, policies and consequences of declining housing affordability.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, 7:00-8:30pm
Via Zoom

Event Description:

Join us for a free webinar on the evening of December 15th. With our panelists we will be engaging in a critical discussion about the ‘financialization’ of rental housing and its role in intensifying the evictions and homelessness crises we are seeing in cities across Canada.


  • Martine August, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo
  • Nemoy Lewis, Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto
  • Bjarke Risager, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto
  • Moderated by Emily Hawes, Phd Candidate, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto

Instructions for Attending the Webinar (via Zoom):

Password and details to access the seminar will be emailed out ahead of the event. Note, you must register for this event on Eventbrite here to receive your access password.

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Update: Event recording available now