Canada announces support for rapid housing in Capital Regional District

Nov 05, 2021

Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, along with and Colin Plant, Chair of the Capital Regional District, announced details of a $11.3 million federal allocation to support the creation of 45 new affordable homes for individuals and families in the Capital Regional District through the Cities Stream under expanded Rapid Housing Initiative (RHI). Grace Lore, MLA for Victoria-Beacon Hill, was also on-hand to announce B.C. government support this project with $5.7 million through the Building BC: Supportive Housing Fund along with annual operating subsidies.