October 2020: Application put on hold
September 22, 2020: New Westminster Design Panel. Please see:
June 2020 - Staff conducted an evaluation of the 14 proposals received against the evaluation criteria included in the RFP (see Attachment 2).
May 27, 2020 - BC Housing announced a new round of funding for the Community Housing Fund.
March 2020 - The initiative was paused to enable staff to focus their attention on the City’s COVID-19 response.
January 2020 - The City posted an RFP for each site. The RFPs were open for an eight week period. A total of 14 proposals were received: seven for each site.
July 2019 - Staff conducted an inventory of all City-owned sites, which were subsequently evaluated to determine suitability for the initiative.
Spring of 2019 - The Affordable Housing and Child Care Task Force instructed staff to initiate a new round of the Small Sites Affordable Housing Initiative.