Housing organizations

Last updated on December 8, 2022

Explore links to housing organizations in B.C. and Canada

BC Housing

BC Housing is a Crown Corporation that supports social housing, affordable housing, rent supplements, outreach to people who are homeless, emergency shelters and regulates residential construction. BC Housing reports to the Minister of Housing.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) is a federal government agency that acts as Canada's national housing organization. Its mandate is to help Canadians access affordable housing options. It has many different departments and resources.

  • Affordable Housing Centre: Works with private and non-profit developers to facilitate the creation of new affordable housing without federal subsidies by providing information about financial assistance available and some of the most comprehensive housing resources available in Canada.
  • Housing Affordability: Offers many other resources on housing affordability.

Canadian Home Builders' Association of British Columbia

Find several resources, including presentations from the Housing Affordability Symposium sponsored by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of B.C. Within Your Means

Pacific Housing Research Network (PHRN)

The Pacific Housing Research Network is a provincial organization that facilitates housing research in B.C. by connecting researchers and practitioners and disseminating knowledge to apply to real housing solutions.

Other housing organizations in B.C.

The content on this website is periodically reviewed and updated by the Province of British Columbia as per the date noted on each page: January 22, 2018.