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Province invests $45 million for new housing projects in Greater Victoria

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Office of the Premier

Province invests $45 million for new housing projects in Greater Victoria

Media Contacts
Stephen Smart
Press Secretary
Office of the Premier
778 389-6202
Darren Harbord
Ministry of Natural Gas Development
and Responsible for Housing
250 952-0152
Laura Matthews
BC Housing
604 454-5426
Media Contacts
Stephen Smart
Press Secretary
Office of the Premier
778 389-6202
Darren Harbord
Ministry of Natural Gas Development
and Responsible for Housing
250 952-0152
Laura Matthews
BC Housing
604 454-5426

Backgrounders

Community breakdown of new affordable housing projects

Colwood – 104 units

  • The B.C. government has selected the Greater Victoria Housing Society to receive $8 million in capital funding toward a project providing 104 units for low-income adults.
  • Construction is expected to begin in summer 2017, with completion projected for spring 2019.

Langford – 64 units

  • The B.C. government has selected Pacifica Housing Advisory Association to receive $7 million in capital funding toward a project providing 64 units for low- to moderate-income families.
  • Construction is expected to begin in summer 2017, with completion projected for summer 2018.

Saanich – 74 units

  • The B.C. government has selected the Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) to receive $6.1 million in capital funding toward a project providing 74 units for working singles, seniors, families and adults with disabilities.
  • Construction is expected to begin in fall 2017, with completion projected for late 2018.

Saanich – 40 units

  • The B.C. government has selected the Greater Victoria Housing Society to receive $3 million in capital funding towards a project providing 40 units for low-income adults in the workforce.
  • Construction is expected to begin in summer 2017, with completion projected for late 2018.

Saanich – 26 units

  • The B.C. government has selected Underwood Trust in partnership with Linda E. Ross Property Management Inc. to receive $3 million in capital funding toward a project providing 26 units for low- to moderate-income families.
  • Construction is expected to begin in spring 2017, with completion projected for fall 2018.

Sooke – 40 units

  • The B.C. government has selected Knox Vision Society to receive $5.5 million in capital funding toward a project providing 40 units for low- to moderate-income adults, families and seniors.
  • Construction is expected to begin in spring 2017, with completion projected for early 2018.

Victoria – 75 units

  • The B.C. government has selected Victoria Cool Aid Society to receive $4.4 million in capital funding toward a project providing 75 units for low-income adults and seniors.
  • Redevelopment of the project is expected to begin in summer 2017, with completion projected for fall 2018.

Victoria – 87 units

  • The B.C. government has selected Pacifica Housing Advisory Association to receive $8.5 million in capital funding toward a project providing 87 units for low-to moderate-income families.
  • Construction is expected to begin in summer 2017, with completion projected for fall 2018.

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