National Occupancy Standard

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Making room for families in the city

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New Westminster: Family-Friendly Housing Policy, July 2016

New Westminster requires “multi-family rental projects” to “include a minimum of 25% two- and three- bedroom units, and that at least 5% of the total project units be three-bedrooms or more.” Click here or on the pdf file to learn more. 

City of Vancouver: Family Room: Housing Mix Policy for Rezoning Projects, July 2016

Vancouver requires 35 percent of units in all new developments to have two or three bedrooms. Click here or on the pdf file to learn more. 

Affordable rental homes under construction in Courtenay

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The 10 Benefits Of Connecting Youth And Seniors

There are many benefits to intergenerational relationships; developing connections with a younger generation can help older adults feel a greater sense of fulfillment and linking older adults with youth provides advantages for both groups. Click here or on the pdf file to learn more. 

Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre unveils Passive Housing Certified Affordable Housing development

After 20 years the City of Nanaimo has built their first affordable family housing facility where the rents range from $375 for bachelor and one-bedrooms, $800 for two bedroom townhomes, and $900 for three bedrooms? Click here or on the pdf file to learn more.