Having a Safe and Affordable Place to Call Home is Something Every Canadian Deserves

The Governments of Canada and British Columbia continue to deliver on their commitment to build housing that is safe, suitable, well-maintained and more affordable.

Thank you for your feedback on housing supply and affordability in British Columbia.

The engagement is now closed

Thank you for joining the conversation and sharing your ideas to identify measures that could build on government investments and initiatives to help more people find affordable housing in British Columbia. We'll post the interim results of what we heard in the coming weeks, and provide a final report to the federal and provincial governments in early 2021.

A B.C. based Expert Panel on the Future of Housing Supply and Affordability will make recommendations to the Governments of B.C. and Canada. The process will include listening to stakeholders, experts and the public for ideas. Read more…

Background

The Governments of B.C. and Canada are working in partnership to make housing more affordable for people in B.C.

The B.C. government is making the largest investment in housing affordability in B.C.’s history – more than $7 billion over 10 years. The Government of Canada is rolling out its National Housing Strategy, a 10-year, $55 billion plan.

Working Together

A new approach.

Twelve provinces and territories have now signed bilateral agreements under the multilateral Housing Partnership Framework.

Ways to Participate

Get involved and send the Panel your thoughts on housing supply.

Feedback was accepted by completing the online feedback form or emailing a written submission.

Timelines

Feedback was accepted until June 26, 2020 at 4pm (PST).

Further engagement opportunities to provide input may be posted here.