Tools for Local Governments
Local governments play a key role in supporting affordable housing in. In B.C., municipalities of all different sizes are using an array of tools including regional growth strategies, transportation plans, and zoning to affect housing affordability. Learn about some of the tools and resources and available to your community.
Making sure there's enough affordable housing in B.C. is a joint responsibility across all levels of government. Here's an overview of what governments are accomplishing.
Affordable housing is an important part of every community in B.C., but it can mean something different for everyone. A common understanding of the factors that influence housing affordability can help local governments decide which tools to use in their community.
There are several tools municipalities can use to affect housing affordability. Learn more about the different plans and strategies local governments of all different sizes are using to respond to housing needs in their communities.
Explore local government guides, standards of maintenance, programs and tools, as well as links to housing organizations in B.C.
This webinar series focuses on affordable market housing in B.C. – a provincial forum for talking about and sharing examples of affordable market housing in our communities.
These terms are commonly used to discuss different types of housing and housing affordability options.