Senior Specialist, Housing Research – CMHC – Ottawa, ON

This job posting will be active until 11:59 pm EST on May 21, 2018, however, the competition may remain active until a successful candidate has been chosen.

Salary Range : $88,496 to $110,620

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is the heart of a world leading housing system that is making a difference for Canadians every day by helping them meet their housing needs.  As Canada’s authority on housing, CMHC works with a variety of stakeholders to help ensure that the Canadian housing system remains one of the best in the world. Our work matters to a great many people and our employees matter to us.

Bring your research, analytical and knowledge transfer skills to the Senior Specialist – International Housing Research position in Ottawa.

As a member of the Housing Needs Socio-Economic Research team, you will be contributing to the development of housing policy and housing sector innovation through research, analysis and knowledge mobilization related to gaining a better understanding of:

  • Housing and social systems of other countries, how they work, the organizations involved, and the directions they are heading
  • Current international research and practice on meeting the needs of vulnerable populations, trends in community and government responses to housing needs, social inclusion, housing outcomes, and housing performance,
  • How innovative housing policies, programs, technologies and practices from other countries can be used to improve the affordability, inclusiveness and performance of new and existing policies, programs, codes and standards in Canada; and
  • Applying lessons learned in the international context to the planning and design of Canadian housing policies and programs to improve outcomes for Canadians, particularly those most in need of safe, affordable and supportive sustainable housing and neighbourhoods.

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