Sponsors: City of Terrace
NCLGA Executive Recommendation: Endorse | Endorsed by the NCLGA Membership - Amended & Endorsed by the UBCM Membership
WHEREAS the lack of affordable and/or co-operative housing in northern communities is having a deleterious effect on local economies and the quality of life for many British Columbians;
AND WHEREAS affordable housing is essential to support vibrant and healthy communities, and will continue to be required;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NCLGA and the UBCM advocate to the Provincial Government to increase the number of new affordable housing units constructed in Northern British Columbia as soon as possible.
UBCM Comments: The UBCM membership has consistently endorsed resolutions calling on all orders of government to work together to implement a range of ideas aimed at increasing affordable housing units throughout the province (most recently 2013-B53, 2013-B54, 2011-B67, 2009-A5, 2009-C28, 2008-A3, 2008-B118, 2007-A7, 2007-B23, 2007-B24, 2007-B58, 2007-B109, 2007-B153, 2006-B23, 2006-B81, 2005-A9, 2005-B47, 2005-B48, 2005-B50, 2004-A8, 2004-B30, 2002-B64, 2000-B31 and 2000-B77).