Metro Vancouver unveils 10-year Housing PlanMetro Vancouver unveils 10-year Housing Plan<div class="ExternalClass102F8F6A15444A149EDE603795C12197">Metro Vancouver Housing this month unveiled its 10-Year Housing Plan, which outlines plans to invest about $190 million in affordable housing over the next decade with the goal to provide 1,350 new and redeveloped units in the region. <br> <br>The new 10-Year Plan provides a framework to guide how Metro Vancouver Housing will provide, preserve, and expand its portfolio of affordable rental housing across the region. It has four broad goals: <ul> <li>To provide affordable housing that supports healthy and engaged communities</li><li>Preserve and renew existing sites to maintain affordability, improve sustainability and accessibility </li><li>Grow strategically through redevelopment and expansion </li><li>Develop partnerships to expand affordable rental housing across the region</li></ul>The plan emphasizes building positive relationships with member municipalities, other non-profit housing agencies, the development sector and provincial and federal governments, as well as innovative partnerships to leverage investments and support even more affordable housing across the region.<br><br>Metro Vancouver Housing is one of the largest non-profit housing providers in the province, currently housing over 9,400 people at 49 sites. Metro Vancouver supports diverse mixed-income communities, primarily for families, seniors and people with special housing needs. About 30% of the rental portfolio consists of rent-geared-to-income units (rents no more than 30% of tenants’ gross income) with the remainder at low-end-of-market (rents 10-20% below market).<br><br></div>http://www.metrovancouver.org/metroupdate/PublishingImages/issue58-housing.jpg2019-11-30T08:00:00ZGP0|#4c54c904-8f19-40a9-907a-6bf7a79cf92c;L0|#04c54c904-8f19-40a9-907a-6bf7a79cf92c|Issue 58;GTSet|#d14ffe11-45dc-48fb-8684-ff109cf15a74<div class="ExternalClass7F45CB63983148E694448FE042E0F267">​Metro Vancouver Housing this month unveiled its 10-Year Housing Plan, which outlines plans to invest about $190 million in affordable housing over the next decade with the goal to provide 1,350 new and redeveloped units in the region.<br><br></div>0