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Our Priority Areas


Streamlined and maximized funding and expanded programs and services designed to meet the needs of First Nations.


New funding opportunities and harmonized services designed to close the gap on and off reserve.

Transforming Housing & Infrastructure

The FNHIC-BC is also committed to working with urban housing providers and organizations that provide housing to First Nations living away from home. As the FNHIC-BC continues its engagement, we look forward to seeing how we can work together with First Nations organizations across BC to better harmonize and integrate programs and services.

A History of Housing in BC First Nations

Traditional Houses
Western Houses
Canadian Housing Crisis
Band Capital Account Funding
Welfare Housing Program
Subsidy Housing Program
CMHC Social Housing Programs
Quiet Devolution
New On Reserve Housing Policy
Home Ownership

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Drinking Water Quality

Learn more about the quality of drinking water in BC First Nations

National Strategy

Learn more about the AFN's National Housing & Infrastructure Strategy


Find important resources and links to First Nations Housing & Infrastructure in BC

History of On-Reserve Housing Programs

Learn more about the history of housing in BC First Nations through the FNHIC-BC Advisor, Dr. Sylvia Olsen

First Nations Housing Officers Association

Learn more about a Made-in-BC Housing Officers Association