The VNFC properties consist of 49 units of safe and affordable housing and 28 units of subsidized workforce housing for Indigenous community on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish people. Providing a sense of wellness and belonging to those who may feel isolated in urban centres, VNFC Properties creates an opportunity to forge relationships with peers and Indigenous community. Our holistic “Urban Village” approach provides cultural activities and life skills to encourage a healthy living environment. Tenants have access to our many programs and services at the main centre with access facilitated by our Tenant Support Worker program.
Hosting a diverse community of Elders, students, individuals, and families in a range of units from 3 bedrooms to studios and our unique double-studios that can accommodate roommates or family reunification. Following the national occupancy standards, we offer opportunities for self-defined family groups and intergenerational living.
Guidelines to Consider
A few important guidelines to consider before applying:
Affordable Housing Income Limits (CMHC – Victoria – 2023)
1Bd/Studio – $50,000, 2Bd – $65,000, 3Bd – $82,000
– Dry/ Drug Free/ Smoke Free properties
– Limited paid parking available
– No pets allowed
– Coin-op laundry
Fernwood House has 8 self-contained, 2-bedroom units, all with their own exterior door. Fernwood has shared laundry services onsite, with limited parking. This housing opportunity is a great option for families who have children in middle and high school, as both Central Middle School, and Victoria High School are down the street.
Salish Sea House is a new, 28-unit workforce building located at 7611 Central Saanich Road. This property was designed to provide subsidizing housing for working families. In hopes to bridge the gap of affordable rent while participating in the work force. Workforce housing eligibility requires households to have at least one person holding steady employment, and overall household income are within the Housing Income Limits (HIL’s). These self-contained units consist of 2-bedroom units, 3-bedroom units, and an accessible 3-bedroom unit.
Siem Lelum includes 41 safe and affordable residential units for Indigenous adults, families, and grandparents raising grandchildren who are or are at risk of becoming houseless. The primary purpose of this project is to create a safe, affordable, supported, and holistic urban village where life-long skills and healthy lifestyles are modelled; and the necessary resources provided to encourage healthy choices. The buildings include a common area with access to a kitchen to enable programming and gatherings for family. Siem Lelum has units ranging from studio to three-bedroom units.
To apply for affordable housing with VNFC Properties, please click the button below and submit an application. Please include a copy of:
- Renting it Right Certificates (required) For every adult applying.
- Financial Documentation (as outlined on the application)
Applications will remain active for 6 months unless applicants phone or email to update their application.
Applications are also available through, Hulitan Family & Community Services, NIL/TU,O Child and Family Services, Surround By Cedar Child and Family Services, and the Band offices of First Nations located in the surrounding areas.
*If we are unable to contact you when reviewing your application, we will remove your application from consideration, and you will need to reapply. Please ensure that your contact information is kept current and up to date with our office.
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120 C Gorge Road East
Tel: (250) 383-1283
Fax: (250) 590-0717