Social Planning & Housing Policy

Child Care Needs Assessment & Strategy (2019-2029)

In order to address the struggle families in Chilliwack are facing when attempting to find available and appropriate child care, the City, with funding from the Province, has developed a Community Child Care Space Creation Action Plan in collaboration with the community.

Chilliwack Housing Needs Report

The City has completed a Housing Needs Report to identify current and future housing needs in our community. The report focuses on affordability and demand for all housing types and will support future City, B.C. government, local non-profit and development community decision-making around housing.

CSRPC Quality of Life Survey 2014

The 2014 Chilliwack Quality of Life Survey was initiated to take a look at the quality of life for residents of Chilliwack and compare this information with prior results and with Census data.

Infill Development Policy

On August 6, 2019, Council adopted Policy Directive No. G32 - Infill Development Policy.

Secondary Suites

In order to preserve and increase the supply of available and affordable housing, the City of Chilliwack has adopted the Secondary Suites Policy to permit the rental of secondary suites within single family homes in the City.

Seniors' Housing Study

As the number of older adults (55+) in Chilliwack is expected to grow by around 66% by 2041, the provision of a diverse and adequate supply of safe, affordable and appropriate seniors’ housing has come to the forefront. In order to ensure that seniors’ housing needs are met as the community grows, the City has launched a Seniors’ Housing Study.

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Chilliwack’s sewer system is taking in a lot of water. To help prevent backups, please reduce water use.