View our five years of progress on the 10-year Housing and Homelessness Strategy (2012-2021).
City Council's mission is to create a city of communities that cares about its people, its environment, and the opportunities to live, work, and prosper.
City staff are working with other city departments, community partners, and all levels of government, to:
June 23 2016 - A report coming to Council next week outlines next steps for the implementation of a tax on empty homes.
May 31 2016 - The count found 1,847 people facing homelessness, almost 6% more than in 2015, clearly reflecting the impacts of Vancouver’s significant housing challenges.
May 25 2016 - Families and seniors in need of affordable housing will benefit from the new rental and co-op homes in Kensington and Killarney, available in 2017 and 2018.
May 11 2016 - We're halfway into our 10-year Housing and Homelessness Strategy and have invested over $600 million in affordable housing so far and created major protections for renters. Find out our focus for the next five years to face affordability challenges.
Annual 24-hour snapshot and analysis of people in Vancouver that are homeless on the street and in shelters
Biennial inventory and analysis of Single Room Occupancy (SRO) housing stock, including quantity, vacancy rates, and rents
Overview of the City’s housing stock, trends, market rates, tenure, demographics, and needs
Look up residential rental buildings in Vancouver with health, safety, maintenance, tidiness, and other issues. The database lists buildings with issues that are unresolved or were resolved in the last 12 months.
Find shelters, financial aid, low-cost meals and recreation, and community centres that serve low-income residents.
Learn about supportive housing to help people who are homeless or at-risk to lead stable, independent, and connected lives.
Find resources for tenants and developers of social housing, co-op housing, and market rental housing. Learn what we're doing to expand rental housing.
Council is committed to ending street homelessness by 2015, and increasing affordable housing choices for all residents of the city.
The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) is working to create 2,500 new affordable homes in Vancouver by 2021.
The Task Force recommended bold and practical ways to improve housing affordability for low- to moderate-income households.