With over four decades of housing development and planning experience, since 2000 she has overseen the Property Management and Development functions of the agency. Nancy is a professional planner and previously worked for the City of Toronto’s Planning and Housing Departments and as private consultant. She has worked on numerous non – profit housing projects. In her current role, she has also organized successful conferences and workshops tagged as “Bagels to Bricks” on topical issues as well as an annual international design competition “Sukkahville” with the goal of increasing community awareness.
Nancy continues to work on bringing new affordable housing initiatives on – stream, including a special needs housing building completed in the summer of 2012 She was instrumental in having Kehilla partner with a private developer to obtain condo units for affordable rental in exchange for a community density bonus. She has also been instrumental in starting a Rental Assistance program for the vulnerable in our community supported by the private development community. She is currently working with the Development Services Alliance and BUILD Toronto with developers on inclusion design for new high rise rental and condos.