The long-standing RSB! Course has been adapted to our new virtual reality. Join this facilitated course that brings together self-directed online learning and digital group-based learning activities.
If you are considering building affordable housing in your community, Ready, Set, Build! (RSB!) is for you. RSB! is a flexible course that will walk you through the development process from start to end.
This was an excellent introduction and I believe the content will whet many appetites for affordable housing developers. – 2020 summer participant
Sept 22, 2022 - Nov 22, 2022
$139 plus GST
$119 plus GST
Registration Start/End Date:
Registration will open July 25, 2022
This 12hrs-over-six-weeks course includes both self-facilitated learning and facilitator-led instructional activities. You will have the opportunity to virtually discuss course materials with other learners and an instructor multiple times during the course – all from the comfort of your office or home.
||Registration closes midnight (PST). Note: All virtual sessions are Pacific Standard Time.|
10:30 AM -12:00 PM 1.5 hrs
|Session 1: Virtual Course Orientation
Meet and greet & technology check. You will also have log-in access to HousingU. While attendance in person is preferred, this session will be recorded, so you can access it at a later date if you cannot make this time.
9:30 AM-12:00 PM
|Session 2: Concept Development
Housing need and demand, developing a project concept, and funding sources.
9:30 AM-12:00 PM
|Session 3: Making it Feasible
Financial feasibility, the project team, partnerships, how to prepare a project proposal.
|November 22||Final project due. Access to online RSB course content via HousingU will remain open up to 4 weeks.|
There are no prerequisites for attending RSB! online other than a basic understanding of online communication and access to the internet.
RSB! has been designed to be accessible for everyone from Board Members to Development Consultants, to Building Administrators and Managers. RSB! is for members and non-members from organizations of any size who are contemplating, or in the process of building or redeveloping affordable housing in their community.
To register, click on the button above to login to our secure Registration site. Note: We require a unique email address for each course participant as our online learning system will not accept duplicate emails.
For further instructions, check out the Course Registration Information page.
Live session access: Registrants will receive a Zoom link for the 3 live virtual sessions from firstname.lastname@example.org upon registration.
Online course content access: You will be able to access the online resources and forums via HousingU, BCNPHA’s online learning management system, on the course start date. HousingU course log-in information will be sent 5 days prior to the start date.
There is a maximum capacity of 20 participants for this course.
RSB! is sponsored by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation