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Municipal Affairs and Housing

Province supporting communities to plan for housing

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B.C. municipalities receiving grants for housing needs reports

Fifty municipalities and nine regional districts are receiving grants to develop a housing needs report, following the second intake of applications that closed Nov. 29, 2019.

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

  • Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District: $80,104.40
    • includes all electoral areas
  • Abbotsford: $70,000
  • Burnaby: $70,000
  • Canal Flats: $15,000
  • Capital Regional District: $150,000
    • includes Juan de Fuca electoral area, Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area (of Islands Trust), Central Saanich, North Saanich, Esquimalt, Metchosin, Highlands, Langford, Colwood, Saanich and Victoria
  • Chase: $15,000
  • Cowichan Valley Regional District: $150,000
    • includes all electoral areas and North Cowichan, Duncan, Ladysmith, and Lake Cowichan
  • Elkford: $15,000
  • Fernie: $20,0000
  • Fraser Valley Regional District: $120,000
    • includes all electoral areas
  • Granisle: $15,000
  • Hope: $20,000
  • Invermere: $15,000
  • Kent: $20,000
  • Kimberley: $20,000
  • Langley (City): $30,000
  • Mackenzie: $9,875
  • Maple Ridge: $50,000
  • New Westminster: $50,000
  • Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District: $140,000
    • includes all electoral areas as well as Penticton, Keremeos and Summerland
  • Peace River Regional District: $140,000
    • includes all electoral areas and Dawson Creek, Pouce Coupe, Chetwynd and Hudson’s Hope
  • Port Moody: $30,000
  • Powell River: $80,000
    • includes qathet Regional District electoral areas (A, B, C, D) and Tla’amin First Nation
  • Sparwood: $15,000
  • Stewart: $15,000
  • Surrey: $70,000
  • Taylor: $15,000
  • Terrace and Regional District Kitimat-Stikine: $50,000 
    • includes electoral areas C and E
  • Thompson-Nicola Regional District: $150,000
    • includes nine electoral areas (A, B, E, I, J, L, M, N, P), Merritt, Cache Creek, Clinton, Logan Lake, Clearwater and Sun Peaks
  • West Vancouver: $30,000
  • Zeballos: $14,548

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