The first of the partnerships has resulted in a proposal from the B.C. Conference of the United Church of Canada to build more than 400 new affordable rental homes for individuals, families and seniors at four church-owned properties in Coquitlam, Nanaimo, Richmond and Vancouver.
HousingHub aims to help facilitate affordable housing projects
The province has announced a new HousingHub that will bring local governments, Indigenous partners, the non-profit sector and developers together to create homes people throughout B.C. can afford.
Shayne Ramsay, CEO of BC Housing says 12 million dollars is available for those four projects but the Hub, with a 20 million dollar budget, will take an active role in future projects….
The hub’s focus will be on developing homes for people with average incomes between 50,000 and 100,000 dollars.