Media Contacts

Ministry of Housing

Media Relations
236 478-0251

BC Housing

Media Relations

Andy Orr

Senior Manager
CRD Corporate Communications
Capital Regional District
250 360-3229


Facts about Spencer Road and Gorge Road rental homes

2782 Spencer Rd.:

  • The Province, through BC Housing, is providing $5.9 million through the Building BC: Community Housing Fund toward the $19.9-million project.
  • BC Housing will also provide an annual operating subsidy of approximately $268,000.
  • The Capital Regional District (CRD) purchased the land for the project.
  • The CRD is leasing the land to the Capital Regional Housing Corporation.
  • The Community Housing Fund is a 10-year, $1.9-billion investment to build more than 14,000 affordable rental homes for people with moderate or low incomes.
  • More than 9,000 of these homes are open, under construction or in development.

210 Gorge Rd.:

  • The development received $9 million through the Regional Housing First Program, an equal partnership agreement between the federal government (through Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation), the B.C. government (through BC Housing) and the CRD. Other contributors include:
    • City of Victoria Housing Reserve Fund - $600,000
    • CRD Housing Trust Fund - $600,000
    • Victoria Cool Aid Society equity contribution - $450,000