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Indigenous-led housing project to open in Vancouver – The Runner

The housing collaboration with the Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society is expected to be completed in 2023

The Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society will be operating another housing shelter located at 1015 East Hastings in partnership with the City of Vancouver and BC Housing.

This is part of an Indigenous-led development, and it will include more than 160 new homes and 80 new shelter beds.

The VAFCS will operate 80 beds for individuals experiencing homelessness while 25 homes will be designed for people working to live on their own, 85 will be affordable rental homes, and 53 will be market rental homes.

The VAFCS currently has the Skeena house, a housing centre with 57 units with 62 residents., and a shelter at 201 Central Street.

Read More: https://runnermag.ca/2021/03/indigenous-led-housing-project-to-open-in-vancouver/

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