The long-standing RSB! Course has been adapted to our new virtual reality. Join this hybrid course that brings together self-directed online learning and facilitated 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.
I thoroughly enjoyed the RSB! course and found it to be incredibly valuable. The knowledge and skills I acquired will undoubtedly have a positive impact on my work in the field of affordable housing. I truly appreciate the effort and dedication that went into creating this rich learning experience. – Roberto Monteon, Real Estate Project Coordinator, Brightside Community Homes Foundation
September 28 - December 15, 2023
$139 plus GST
$119 plus GST
Registration Start/End Date:
Registration open! Registration closes September 27 at noon PDT. Note: HousingU course registration is single-user only. Refer to the Registration Details section below before registering.
This 12hrs-over-six-weeks course includes both self-directed learning and facilitator-led instructional activities. You will have the opportunity to virtually discuss course materials and concepts with other learners and an instructor multiple times during the course – all from the comfort of your office or home.
||Registration closes noon (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. Session will be recorded for participants of this cohort.
9:30 AM-12:00 PM
|Session 2: Concept Development
Housing need and demand, developing a project concept, and funding sources. Session will be recorded for participants of this cohort.
9:30 AM-12:00 PM
|Session 3: Making it Feasible
Financial feasibility, the project team, partnerships, how to prepare a project proposal. Session will be recorded for participants of this cohort.
|November 27||Final project due. Access to online RSB course content via HousingU will remain open up to December 15.|
There are no prerequisites for attending RSB! online other than a basic understanding of online communication and access to the internet. See the RSB program overview page for the interactive resource to help determine if this course is right for you.
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: All HousingU courses are single-user registration only as our learning management system requires a unique email address for each participant. You will not be able to enroll another person(s) on your behalf as each participant is required to set up their own account and register individually in order to receive their unique login details and access.
For further instructions and cancellation policy, 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 in HousingU, BCNPHA’s online learning platform, on the course start date. HousingU course log-in information will be sent prior to the start date.
There is a maximum capacity of 20 participants for this course.
For more information email:
RSB! is sponsored by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation