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Gautam Mukherjee is Executive Director of Houselink & Mainstay Community Housing, Ontario’s largest provider of supportive housing and the largest private non-profit rental housing provider in the City of Toronto (60 properties, 1,400 units, $25M budget).
Gautam brings experience in strategic planning and governance, having led the merger of Mainstay with Houselink in 2021. In addition to completing a strategic plan for the new integrated organization, he supported the new board to develop a permanent governance model which includes tenant membership and tenant directors. Gautam worked with the board to incorporate the two founding organizations as a subsidiary non-profit housing development corporation, HLMS Developments. Houselink & Mainstay is the sole member of HLMS Developments.
Gautam has experience working with government and has successfully acquired permanent funding for major housing initiatives. For example, he led Fred Victor’s successful application in 2008 to acquire 108 affordable housing units as part of the Pan Am Games plan. He is currently leading the development of a 38-unit supportive housing building in Etobicoke and acquisition of development land in Scarborough that is expected to yield 160 to 250 new units.
Gautam is Board Vice Chair and a member of the Steering Committee of the Toronto Alliance to End Homelessness. He is actively engaged with the Ministry of Housing as a member of the Community Housing Renewal Reference Group.