Safe, adequate, and affordable housing is an important building block of complete and inclusive communities.
The City of Coquitlam, working together with its housing partners, promotes housing affordability and collaborates to address needs across the housing continuum (PDF).
The City’s vision is to work within its capacity and in partnership with others to promote housing affordability for all Coquitlam residents.
The City is committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion – an overarching Business Plan Priority focusing on initiatives to build an equitable and inclusive society for all.
Providing affordable housing allows individuals and families with diverse incomes to have access to housing.
The Housing Needs Report (2022) identified a significant need for homes that are larger and affordable to family households in Coquitlam.
Addressing housing needs across the housing continuum includes providing housing and services for persons with very low income who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Providing different housing options is critical to addressing a range of housing needs, meeting projected housing demand in Coquitlam, and enhancing community livability.
The City’s policies and incentives help develop and retain rental housing to advance housing affordability and address housing needs in Coquitlam.