Housing Affordability


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


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

Councillor Housing Policy Session with Brent Toderian and Guests

November 22, 2023

Hosted by the Community Social Planning Council (CSPC), this closed afternoon session for city councillors is an opportunity to learn about housing policy with acclaimed speaker Brent Toderian. Brent will be joined by other housing experts including Marika Albert … Read more

Affordable Futures Forum: Housing in Greater Victoria

November 22, 2023

Hosted by the Community Social Planning Council (CSPC), this half-day forum will bring together provincial representatives, city councillors, regional directors, planning staff, community groups, housing experts, and non-profit leaders. We’ll be diving into crucial housing topics as part of … 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

Household Prosperity + Quality of Life in Colwood

August 15, 2023

The purpose of this Household Prosperity Report is to establish a baseline of household prosperity in the City of Colwood to support the economy and, more broadly, to guide strategic decision making and service planning. Read The Report

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