Municipal Affairs and Housing

Provincial grants help communities map, meet housing needs

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Municipal Affairs and Housing

Provincial grants help communities map, meet housing needs

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Melanie Kilpatrick
Media Relations
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
778 698-9176
Media Contacts
Melanie Kilpatrick
Media Relations
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
778 698-9176

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B.C. communities receiving grants for housing needs reports

The following 60 communities are receiving grants to develop a housing needs report following the first intake of applications that closed May 31, 2019.

Applications for regional housing needs reports may involve a combination of municipalities and regional district electoral areas. This is reflected in some of the grants listed below.

  • Ashcroft: $15,000
  • Barriere (application includes electoral area O in the Thompson-Nicola Regional District): $17,000
  • Bowen Island: $15,000
  • Campbell River: $30,000
  • Central Coast Regional District (application includes all five electoral areas): $75,000
  • Central Kootenay Regional District (application includes Creston, Kaslo, Nakusp, Salmo and all 11 electoral areas): $150,000
  • Chilliwack: $50,000
  • Columbia-Shuswap Regional District (application includes electoral areas C and E): $33,000
  • Comox Valley Regional District (application includes Comox, Courtenay and Cumberland and all four electoral areas): $105,000
  • Cranbrook: $30,000
  • Delta: $70,000
  • Gibsons (application includes Sechelt and all five electoral areas in the Sunshine Coast Regional District): $110,000
  • Golden: $15,000
  • Harrison Hot Springs: $15,000
  • Kamloops: $50,000
  • Kitimat-Stikine Regional District (application includes Hazelton, New Hazelton and electoral area B): $45,000
  • Kootenay-Boundary Regional District (application includes Fruitvale, Grand Forks, Greenwood, Midway, Montrose, Rossland, Trail, Warfield and all five electoral areas): $147,909
  • Langley Township: $70,000
  • Masset: $14,955
  • Mission: $30,000
  • Mt. Waddington Regional District (application includes Alert Bay, Port Alice, Port Hardy, Port McNeil and all four electoral areas): $120,000
  • Regional District of North Okanagan (application includes Enderby, Armstrong, Spallumcheen, Coldstream, Lumby, Vernon and all five electoral areas): $130,500
  • Port Alberni: $30,000
  • Port Clements: $15,000
  • Princeton: $15,000
  • Sidney: $20,000
  • Smithers: $19,885
  • Sooke: $20,000
  • Telkwa: $15,000
  • View Royal: $20,000

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