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Affordable homes now open in uniquely design building for shíshálh Nation members – Construct Connect

May 28, 2024

SECHELT, B.C. — Members of the shíshálh Nation are moving into new affordable homes with the opening of 34 rental units in a new building in Sechelt, B.C.

Located at 5573 Sunshine Coast Hwy., the project is the result of a partnership between the Province of B.C. through BC Housing, the federal government through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), and the shíshálh Nation, a release said.

The building, named Our House of Clans, features homes ranging in size from studios to three bedrooms and amenities include a large multipurpose room with a community kitchen, a conference area, spaces for social programming, fitness and entertainment and offices for shíshálh Nation staff along with available retail spaces on the ground floor.

“Our House of Clans is a monumental achievement for our nation. We recognize the lands where it has been built, and we feel empowered to make a positive change. Our House of Clans will provide much-needed affordable housing for our membership and is just the start of our housing projects,” shíshálh Chief (lhe hiwus) Lenora Joe said in a statement.

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