2019 MOU between BC Housing and City of Nanaimo

In 2019, the City of Nanaimo and BC Housing signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build new housing in the community.

This landmark MOU proposes new developments on six sites around the city, including three affordable rental developments and four permanent housing developments.

This housing is needed to ensure some of Nanaimo’s most vulnerable people can access a basic and fundamental human right: housing. This partnership between the City and BC Housing is a commitment to act on housing needs in Nanaimo. All sites are shown in the map below.

Map of Housing Sites

We welcome your participation and perspective and hope that you will watch BC Housing’s Let’s Talk site for more updates and send any questions and feedback directly to communityrelations@bchousing.org. Virtual neighbourhood meetings will be held and will be designed to share what we’ve heard from the community, and provide opportunities for BC Housing and the City of Nanaimo to respond to questions or concerns on Nanaimo’s specific housing projects. Other forms of community engagement will be announced throughout the development of the MOU sites. 

Information regarding the HEART and HEARTH MOU between the City of Nanaimo and the Ministry of Housing is available here.

How to connect with BC Housing

Additional help is available through the City’s Community Planning department. Please call 250-755-4464 to speak with Lisa Brinkman, Manager, Community Planning or email lisa.brinkman@nanaimo.ca 

Last updated: February 2, 2024

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