Building BC: Funding Opportunities Overview

BC Housing will have funding opportunities across many populations.

New and existing partners interested in applying for future BC Housing funding programs can apply for capacity funding. Learn more about the Project Development Fund

The Province recently announced its Homes for People action plan, which builds upon the 2018 housing strategy and includes funding for BC Housing to create 67,000 affordable homes for individuals, seniors, families, women, and people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.

Funding programs for these homes include the Community Housing Fund (CHF), the Indigenous Housing Fund (IHF), the Women’s Transitional Housing Fund (WTHF), and the Supportive Housing Fund (SHF), which will be available in the coming months for interested applicants.

BC Housing will be issuing calls for proposals for four funding programs:

Community Housing Fund (CHF)

  • Funding: Capital & Operational funding
  • Clients Served: Families & Seniors
  • Who Can Apply?
    • Non-profit and Indigenous housing providers, First Nations, faith-based groups, housing co-operatives, and municipalities.
    • Opportunities also exist for private developers by collaborating with a non-profit housing provider.
  • Timeline: Call dates to be announced

Indigenous Housing Fund (IHF)

Open for submissions

  • Funding: Capital & Operational funding
  • Clients Served: Indigenous & Households
  • Who Can Apply?
    • Indigenous non-profit housing providers
    • First Nations
    • Indigenous Governments
    • Non-profit housing providers or private housing developers partnering with Indigenous non-profit housing providers, First Nations or Indigenous governments
  • Timeline: November 30, 2023 - April 30, 2024

Supportive Housing Fund (SHF)

  • Funding: Operational funding
  • Clients Served: Individuals experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness. Supports offered
  • Who Can Apply?
    • Interested municipalities
    • Interested operators
  • Timeline: rolling calls

Women’s Transitional Housing Fund (WTHF)

  • Funding: Operational funding
  • Clients Served: Women (and their children) leaving violence. Supports offered
  • Who Can Apply?
    • Interested municipalities
    • Interested operators
  • Timeline: rolling calls

How to Apply

  1. For upcoming opportunities register at BC Bid for a BCeID
  2. BC Housing and BC Bid will post live proposals
  3. Consider the need for housing in the community when developing your proposal
  4. Preferred method of submission is through BC Bid
  5. Applicants must use the BC Housing templates as they contain detailed instructions
  6. Submit application through BC Bid (preferred) or by email to BC Housing
  7. Email questions to [email protected]