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Check here for the latest developments and news on the Salt Spring Commons Development

Ground Breaking Ceremony

24 much-needed new affordable rental homes on Salt Spring were officially announced by the BC Government at a ground-breaking ceremony July 16, 2019 for the Salt Spring Commons. “We are working with partners to deliver affordable housing on Salt Spring

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Salt Spring Commons One Step Closer

The Salt Spring Commonshousing project by Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS) is poised shovel ready with the approval of the development permit by the Local Trust Committee last week. With approval for town water hookups years ago, the project hurdles

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Salt Spring Commons Update Meeting

Meeting to Share Information with Potential Homeowners Monday, January 29th Lions Hall 6PM – 7:30PM Community Services would like to invite households interested in buying a home at Salt Spring Commons to an information meeting on January 29th. The meeting

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Housing Agreement Reached

With the initial market research, consultation and conceptual designs completed in 2016, the revision of the Housing Agreement with the Islands Trust has now passed 1st, 2nd, 3rd readings and a public hearing on Nov 30th. The agreement controls the

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Design Phase Underway

In May 2016, Community Services engaged Mobius Architecture from Sechelt, BC to lead the conceptual design for Salt Spring Commons. In June, architect Peter Treuheit facilitated a design charette with several local families to generate ideas for the neighbourhood layout,

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New Housing Agreement Imminent

Salt Spring commons Map

A Salt Spring Island Community Services (SSICS) affordable family housing project that has its roots dating back decades is poised ready for launch of the development with an injection of new funding and the hurdling of some complex bureaucratic tangles

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