Sean Gadon

Director of the Affordable Housing Office, City of Toronto

Sean Gadon

Director of the Affordable Housing Office, City of Toronto

Biography

Sean Gadon is a recognized national leader in urban and housing affairs in Canada. For more than 30 years he has been committed to the cause of providing decent and affordable housing to Canadians. He is currently Director of the City of Toronto’s Affordable Housing Office.

As the Director he oversees the delivery of federal, provincial and municipal funding for a range of housing initiatives, including affordable housing construction and renovation programs.

He is also tasked with working on delivery of Mayor Tory’s new Open Door Initiative aimed at scaling up efforts to create affordable housing.

Sean served as President of Raising the Roof for 10 years and senior advisor to three Toronto mayors and Executive Assistant to two Ontario housing ministers. He has also coordinated the development of over 2,000 non-profit homes for the Labour Council of Metropolitan Toronto and York Region.

Sean is a graduate from the University of Toronto’s Urban Studies Program and a long-time resident of Toronto where he lives with his family.

Sessions