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

Purpose

This year’s award recognizes a non-profit housing provider that has taken an innovative approach to their programs, services and/or re/development of new housing projects.

Eligibility

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:

  • Commitment to exploring new ways of delivering affordable housing and/or services to people in BC.
  • Specific innovative approaches in services, partnerships, or new building design or construction.
  • Measurable impact as a result of the innovative programs, services, design/construction or housing delivery model.

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