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South African Study Visit Offers Valuable Insights and Inspiration

By: Jo Ferris-Davies, Senior Technical Advisor, Rooftops Canada I was very fortunate to accompany a study visit of senior South African social housing sector representatives to Toronto in March. It was a wonderful opportunity to check the pulse of our social … Continue reading

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Women, Children and Social Housing

By: Jo Ferris-Davies One of the reasons I decided to work and move to South Africa was to make a difference.  I think this is something everyone who works in social housing can relate to. I have always been impressed with … Continue reading

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Growing the Social Housing Sector in South Africa

By: Jo Ferris-Davies I am happy to report that I have settled into Johannesburg since arriving here in late September 2016 to work with Rooftops Canada on the Equal Spaces: Social Housing to End Spatial Apartheid in South Africa Project. … Continue reading

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Moving to South Africa

By: Jo Ferris-Davies I have been hired by Rooftops Canada as a Senior Technical Advisor working with Social Housing Institutions (SHI’s) through NASHO, the SHRA (government regulatory board) and municipalities to establish sustainable mechanisms to promote efficient development and maintenance … Continue reading

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