Paul Hastie is the Executive Director of Homestarts Incorporated, a non-profit organization founded in 1975. Homestarts provides management, maintenance, capital repair coordination and development services to cooperative and non-profit housing providers throughout Ontario.
Paul began his housing career in 1985 as the general manager of a large Peel Region cooperative. In 1988 he joined Homestarts as a development & management consultant. In 2008 he was named Executive Director by the organization’s community- based board.
In 2008 Paul received CMHC’s award for Outstanding Contribution to Co-operative Housing. He is a member and the vice chair of the board of the Housing Services Corporation. He is also the treasurer and member of the board of Rooftops Canada Abri International.