Affordable housing forum set for Feb. 9 in Sidney

Saanich North and the Islands MLA Gary Holman is hosting an affordable housing forum at the Mary Winspear Centre.

SIDNEY — Saanich North and the Islands MLA Gary Holman is hosting an affordable housing forum at the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney next week.

Holman welcomes fellow BC New Democrat MLAs Gary Holman and David Eby, as well as Marika Albert of the Community Social Planning Council. They will be discussing the Affordable Housing Needs Assessment for the Saanich Peninsula and possible solutions for B.C.’s housing crisis.

Holman led the creation of the needs assessment and has presented its findings on families in need and the current inventory of social housing, to Peninsula municipalities.

The forum is Thurs., Feb 9 at  7 p.m. in Room 2 of the Mary Winspear Centre.

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