Established in 2015, the Housing Provider of the Year Award recognizes a non-profit housing provider that has furthered the cause of affordable housing in BC and demonstrated achievement in one of three rotating themes:

  • Innovation
  • Inclusion and Equity
  • Resilience


This year’s award recognizes a non-profit housing provider that demonstrates resilience in the face of a major challenge to their operations or developments.


The organization must be a BCNPHA non-profit housing provider member in good standing, and applications will be scored in all of the following areas:

  • Has developed and implemented a strong and sustained response to an internal or external challenge.
  • Has ensured that its residents were supported through a challenge or crisis, and has engaged residents in meaningful ways through its crisis response.
  • Has developed and/or updated business continuity plans in light of their experiences sustaining services through a crisis.

The committee will notify the successful nominee by October 13th, 2023. 

Application Process

BCNPHA members who are non-profit housing providers are invited to complete the online form below. The BCNPHA Awards Committee will review the nominees on a rolling basis throughout the year and will contact the nominee for more information if eligibility for the award is met.

Deadline for applications is September 9th, 2023. If you require assistance completing the online application form below, or have any questions, please contact

1Organization Information
2Application Details
3Reference Information
  • Non-Profit Housing Provider Information

2022 Award Recipient: Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness

The Aboriginal Coalition to End Homelessness has adopted an evidence-based, Indigenous-led approach to housing and services. Using a dual model of care, the organization delivers culturally supportive housing and a decolonized harm reduction approach to healing.


Previous Recipients

  • 2021 – YWCA Metro Vancouver
  • 2020 – Nelson CARES Society
  • 2019 – Umbrella Society of Addictions and Mental Health
  • 2018 – Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre
  • 2017 – YWCA Metro Vancouver
  • 2016 – Society of Hope
  • 2015 – Society of Saint Vincent de Paul