Housing Affordability

EVIDENCE BASED - AFFORDABLE - SUSTAINABLE

Through research, dialogue, and collaboration we build best practices for local governments; track trends across the continuum of housing needs and develop innovative solutions for affordable housing.

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Our Initiatives

Assisting eligible families and individuals who are at risk of eviction or essential utility disconnection due to a temporary shortage of funds.

A community survey of people experiencing homelessness in the Greater Victoria Region.

Building on the existing base of housing needs reports, recovery and prosperity strategies to bring the focus onto housing poverty and pathways to affordability.

Building a liveable and affordable Greater Victoria

EVENTS & PUBLICATIONS

Whole of Community System Response to Health and Homelessness

February 7, 2024

The Community Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria hosted a nation-wide webinar on January 19th, 2024 to discuss and learn about a whole systems response model to address homelessness in London, Ontario. This response is the first of its … Read more

Let’s Talk Urban Living With Uytae Lee

January 10, 2024

Let’s Talk Urban Living With Uytae Lee Join us for an exciting evening as we host our Annual General Meeting and then dive into the world of urban living and civic storytelling with Uytae Lee of popular urbanist YouTube … Read more

Learning From London: Homelessness Hubs + Whole Of Community Response

January 10, 2024

Join the Community Social Planning Council and the United Way Southern Vancouver Island for an informative, inspiring discussion with leaders in London about their Whole of Community System Response to the homelessness crisis. A regional cross-sector response panel will follow. With … Read more

Thank you Coastal Community Credit Union!

November 29, 2023

Facilitating Dialogue Around Affordability We’d like to say a special thank you to Coastal Community Credit Union (CCCU) for their support of our events dedicated to enhancing affordability across the region. We are grateful to be able to host … Read more

Building Housing Affordability: Levers for Canadian Municipalities

November 14, 2023

*This event is for municipal councillors and planners. Please register with your municipal email (ie. planner@city.ca). Personal email addresses may be removed from our registration list to ensure privacy.* Municipalities are at the forefront of the affordability challenges facing … Read more

Victoria Point-in-Time Count & Survey Results 2023

September 7, 2023

Final Report 2023 Greater Victoria participated in nationwide PiT Counts in 2016, 2018 and 2020. Point-in-Time counts add essential information to our understanding of how people experience homelessness in our region. This information will assist planners, funders, and agencies … Read more

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