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Ministry of Housing

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BC Housing

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Brittany Hendrych

Office of the Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

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Highlights of B.C.'s housing plan
  • This project is part of B.C.’s 10-year, $7-billion housing plan.
  • Since 2017, the Province has delivered more than 74,000 new homes that have opened up or are underway for people in B.C., including 890 homes in Vernon as of December 31, 2022.
  • As of Dec. 31, 2022, approximately 1,500 Indigenous Housing Fund (IHF) homes have opened, are under construction or are in development.
  • B.C. is the first province in Canada to invest provincial housing funds into on-reserve housing. B.C. has also opened all its provincial housing programs to First Nations.
  • The IHF is a $1.8-billion investment to build and operate 3,500 new affordable homes for Indigenous Peoples on and off reserve over the next 10 years.
  • Canada’s National Housing Strategy (NHS) is a 10-year, over $82-billion plan that will give more Canadians a place to call home.
  • The National Housing Co-Investment Fund is a program under the NHS that gives priority to projects that help people who need it most, including women and children fleeing family violence, seniors, Indigenous Peoples, people living with disabilities, those with mental health or addiction issues, veterans and young adults.