Building Knowledge

Workshops, research and publications on the key challenges in building and operating affordable, sustainable housing


This section showcases research reports and highlights program and housing best practices from community and non-profit housing providers from across British Columbia. These reports discuss every aspect of planning, developing and operating affordable homes for people in BC.

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Front cover of Building Knowledge - Making a House a Home

This summary report addresses two central research questions: What types of housing do Indigenous people want and need in their communities; and What are some effective ways to engage with Indigenous communities about their housing? The report identifies guiding principles for working with Indigenous communities on housing. It also suggests specific engagement methods and housing design criteria to consider.

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Featured Event

A street with several houses in a thriving small town.

Building Knowledge and Capacity for Affordable Housing in BC Small Communities

Housing demand in non-metropolitan areas is affected by a number of factors. Join us for this webinar series to learn how housing demand will be impacted in the coming years. Each webinar will focus on a specific region of the province with detailed information about population trends, housing stock, and the housing market.

This event qualifies for 2.0 Organized and Structured Continuous Professional Learning Units for PIBC members.


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