An aerial view of a health and housing facility.

Affordable housing is key to a strong economy and healthy region. The Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) develops, manages and promotes affordable housing for low and moderate income families, seniors and persons living with disabilities within the capital region. Regional Housing provides strategic planning and administrative oversight for the CRHC as well as housing planning and policy initiatives across the region.

The Capital Regional Hospital District (CRHD) fosters a healthy region by investing in traditional health care services, developing and improving health care facilities and providing capital funding for infrastructure, such as acute care, residential care and hospital equipment. The CRHD strategically acquires property, plans and delivers capital projects, and partners with Island Health on public health bylaws and capacity-building through a Community Health Network. The CRHD and the CRD share the same Board of Directors and Officers

Desired Outcome

Residents have access to affordable housing and improved health facilities that enhances livability

Key Strategies & Plans

  • The Regional Housing Affordability Strategy outlines five key goals and strategies for the CRD and its potential partners to consider in developing affordable housing in the capital region.
  • The Regional Growth Strategy is a vision for the future of the capital region, guiding decisions on regional issues such as transportation, population growth and settlement patterns.
  • The Southern Gulf Islands Housing Strategy explores the unique housing affordability challenges in the community, and makes recommendations for stakeholders working together toward solutions.

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