New Non-Market Affordable Housing
Learn about non-market affordable housing initiatives for low and moderate income households in Surrey.
Non-market rental housing provides homes for low and moderate income households. This housing is managed by non-profit organizations, government agencies, or co-operatives.
Surrey's approach to addressing homelessness and housing affordability challenges for low and moderate income households is guided by strong partnerships with BC Housing, Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation, and non-profit agencies to increase the supply of purpose-built non-market affordable housing units in Surrey.
Non-Market Affordable Housing Projects
In 2023, one new non-market affordable housing project opened and three are under development. These projects will provide 367 new homes for low and moderate income households in Surrey.
- Legion Veteran's Village (10626 City Parkway): 91 studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartment units. Affordable units will be owned and operated by Vancouver Resource Society.
- Options Community Services (13583 81 Avenue): 100 apartment units. Owned and operated by Options Community Services / Habitat Housing Society.
- Kingston Gardens Phase I Redevelopment (15245 99 Avenue): 85 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and 4-bedroom apartment units for families and people of all ages and abilities. Owned and operated by Metro Vancouver Housing Corporation.
- Harmony (15077 & 15153 20 Avenue): 91 apartment units for individuals and families, including seniors, students, people with disabilities, and front line workers. Owned by Peninsula Estates Housing Society and operated by UNITI.
Indigenous Affordable Housing Projects
In 2023, two new Indigenous affordable housing projects are under development. These projects will provide 279 new homes for low and moderate income Indigenous households in Surrey.
- Sohkeyah Phase II (7563 & 7565 140 Street): 104 studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartment units for Indigenous elders, youth, and families. Owned and operated by Kekinow Native Housing Society.
- Kechi-o-wekowin Redevelopment (9537 Prince Charles Boulevard): 175 apartment units for Indigenous elders, youth, and families. Owned and operated by Kekinow Native Housing Society.
Related Housing Strategies
All levels of government are working to address the housing affordability crisis. Learn more about the strategies and programs that shape the development of affordable housing:
- The provincial government's Homes for BC Programs.
- The federal government's National Housing Strategy.
- Surrey's Affordable Housing Strategy.
- Surrey's Master Plan For Housing the Homeless.