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Community Housing Fund Program

The Building BC: Community Housing Fund is an investment of close to $1.9 billion over 10 years to develop 14,350 units of mixed-income, affordable rental housing for independent families and seniors.

Program overview

BC Housing will work with non-profit organizations, housing co-operatives, and local government to create this additional supply through the submission and approval of project proposals.

The program does not include housing with support services or residential care components.

Community housing fund projects

Please note: Project scope including number of units are subject to further changes due to project development, potential municipal requirements and BC Housing approval processes.

Request for proposals

The first Request for Proposals (RFP) was issued April 18, 2018. It closed on September 17, 2018.

Request for proposals

Proponents must be a non-profit organization, housing co-op or municipal housing provider that is wholly government-owned and controlled.

Once operating, the organization will be wholly responsible for:

  • Collection of rents
  • Resident relations and selection of new residents
  • Building maintenance and upkeep: internal and external
  • Community relations
  • Capital planning