The Mission Sustainability Housing Committee provides information and recommendations to Council concerning the ongoing challenges of affordable and sustainable housing impacting a broad array of Mission citizens, and identifies potential solutions for increasing available housing options and attracting affordable housing developers.

Mandate

  • Utilize the good work done as part of the Affordable Housing 2009-2010 workshops as a foundation and launching point;
  • Develop a plan to address the shortage of affordable housing rental units in Mission;
  • Research affordable housing incentives for developers;
  • Investigate the legal implications of providing incentives to landlords providing affordable rental units;
  • Data compilation and a systematic response to tracking trends to better understand demand, supply and the needs of various population types;
  • Advise Council on progress and bring recommendations forward as needed;
  • Appoint additional working groups as needed, to address actions arising from the committee;
  • Report quarterly to Council on its activities through the Social Development Manager and/or the Manager of Long Range Planning and Special Projects; and
  • Promote awareness of the importance of affordable housing within the community.

Terms of Reference

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Next Meeting*

Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 3:00 pm in Conference Room #2 at 7337 Welton Street, Mission, BC

*Please note that the December and January meetings of this Committee have been cancelled.