The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) is a City-controlled, but legally separate, entity created to implement the recommendations from the Mayor’s Task Force on Housing Affordability.
The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency’s goals are to:
- Ensure resources and projects align with Council goals and objectives
- Deliver housing as quickly, efficiently, and affordably as possible through standardized processes, economies of scale, and clear decision making
- Identify where the greatest impact can be made, and act as a catalyst for innovative housing ideas and models
- Evaluate outcomes and share learnings with the City and senior levels of government, driving standardization and streamlining of processes across multiple delivery platforms
The city is looking for experienced and expert community board members who bring a strong understanding of the affordable housing needs across Vancouver. Find details at VAHA-Public-Call for Directors Aug 2014 The deadline for applications is Monday, September 22nd.