BC Government Funding Announcements

November 16, 2017

 

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing - The province announced $22.6 million for supportive modular housing projects in Prince Rupert, Vernon and Terrace yesterday. The funding is part of the government’s commitment to build 2,000 modular housing units in the next two years, at a cost of $291 million. An additional $170 million will fund 24/7 support staffing and services for the next three years.

o     In Prince Rupert, $3.6 million will fund 44 modular housing units. The city is working with B.C. Housing to find an appropriate site for development.

o    A site has already been proposed for the construction of 52 units of permanent modular housing in Terrace. The total cost for the project is $8 million.

o    In Vernon, $11 million will fund construction of two separate projects. A 45-bed shelter will expand the capacity of the current Howard House Men’s Shelter. A new 53-unit supportive housing project will be located on land owned by BC Housing.

 

Ministry of Citizens’ Services - The government distributed $16 million to 54 B.C. communities in lieu of property taxes this month. The grants apply to land and property owned by the provincial government and are meant to reimburse local B.C. municipalities for public services and infrastructure costs

 

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