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We're working on a suite of new initiatives to support renters, increase housing choice and improve affordability. Some of the upcoming projects that will be open for public input include:

Stay tuned for more opportunities to provide input on housing initiatives over the next year.

About Project

We've updated our strategy for improving housing affordability in Victoria. The updated strategy includes 44 housing actions and builds on the previous Housing Strategy and Council's Strategic Plan.

The strategy focuses on ways to:

  • Improve affordability, stability and choice for renters
  • Encourage new housing supply
  • Track our progress and improve the City's housing policies and programs
  • Try bold ideas to achieve new results
Visit the housing section of Victoria.ca to read the Strategy.

We're updating Victoria's Housing Strategy

March 01, 2019

Together with housing stakeholders and members of the public, we’re updating Victoria’s Housing Strategy to create a roadmap for improved housing affordability. Much of the work is already underway and new actions will roll out over the next year.

Events

Milestones

  • Updated Victoria Housing Strategy
    July 2019
    Council consideration of an updated Housing Strategy for Victoria
  • Community input on the Housing Strategy
    April 2019
    An opportunity for the community to provide input on the draft plan.
  • Stakeholder input on the Housing Strategy
    March 2019
    Housing stakeholders participated in a day-long housing summit.

Level Of Engagement

Learn more about the City's Engagement Framework here.

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