Info session for affordable housing project this evening

A community information session on a proposal to build two affordable housing projects on First Avenue will be held this evening at the Civic Centre, 5 p.m. start.

Subject to rezoning, an environmental and geotechnical review, and project approval, the projects are planned for 805 First Ave., the current home of NR Motors.

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BC Housing is to lead the construction over two phases of a building containing 50 units of supportive housing and one holding 50 units of rental homes for low-income people. Rents will work out to 30 per cent of the tenant's gross household income.

Each building would include ground-floor healthcare space that would deliver services for both residents and the public.

The city will purchase the land for a price to be made public once the transaction is completed.

More information on the project is available online at https://letstalkhousingbc.ca/PrinceGeorge.

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