B.C. Housing has awarded $6,300,300 in funding to a Nelson CARES project that will build 48 units of affordable housing.
It was one of three dozen projects funded around the province amounting to a total of a half billion dollars.
Nelson CARES will rebuild four buildings that it owns on Nelson Ave. that were formerly part of a motel. The units will be intended for seniors, adults with disabilities, homeless and homeless at risk.
The project will require a mortgage in addition to the B.C. Housing funding.
B.C. Housing is a provincial crown corporation that provides assistance to renters, and emergency and subsidized housing for low income families and the disabled.
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