$6.7 Million for Affordable Housing in Quesnel
Quesnel, B.C. – The provincial government has announced a multi-million-dollar investment for affordable housing projects in Quesnel.
$6.7 million will be spent on 68 new affordable housing units at the following locations:
- 30 units – 255 McNaughton Ave. (Quesnel Lions Housing Society)
- 38 units – 424 McLean St. (Dakelh and Quesnel Community Housing)
“BC Housing will work with the successful proponents to fully develop the project plans and ensure the proper rezoning and consultation is considered and confirmed before construction,” reads a government news release.
Since coming to power in 2001, the Liberal government says its invested $4.9 billion to provide affordable housing for low income individuals, seniors and families across the province.
“The addition of these affordable housing units strengthens our rural towns and allows seniors to stay in the communities they know and love,” said Cariboo-North MLA Coralee Oakes. “I’m proud that through strong fiscal management our government was able to make such a significant investment in Cariboo-North.”