VNFC Housing

 

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VNFC Housing consists of 49 units of safe and affordable 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 Housing 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 are encouraged to share their skills and strengths in whatever capacity they are able to contribute.  Tenants have access to our many programs and services at the main centre with access facilitated by our tenant support worker program located at each housing site.

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.

 

A few important guidelines to consider before applying:

Affordable Housing Income Limits (CMHC - Victoria - 2021)

1Bd/Studio - $44,500, 2Bd - $59,500, 3Bd - $78,500

 

  • Dry/ Drug Free/ Smoke Free properties
  • Limited paid parking available
  • No Pets allowed
  • Coin-op Laundry

 

To apply for residency at VNFC Housing, please fill out the following application and submit with a copy of your BC RENT SMART certification (required).  Applications will remain active for 12 months unless applicant updates.

VNFC Housing Tenant Application 2021

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.*

Contact:

If you have any further questions, please contact us at the Siem Lelum office located at 120 Gorge Rd E:

 Phone: 250-383-1283

 E-Mail: Jen Wilde (Property Manager)

 

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