Real Estate Foundation Supports Cool Aid Housing
The Victoria Cool Aid Society has been providing shelter and support services for thehomeless and hard-to-house since 1968. Through a second mortgage (repaid) and grants the Real Estate Foundation of BC has played an important role in the construction of two of Cool Aid’s ten buildings since 1999. Foundation-supported Mike Gidora Place provides 45 supported housing units in downtown Victoria and Johnson Manor is home to 20 difficult-to-house individuals. The Victoria Real Estate Board and its members have also been involved with Cool Aid and now work jointly on numerous housing-related committees in the Capital Region.
[Reproduced with permission from RI input, Winter 2008 – the periodical of The Real Estate Institute.]