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About Us

Founded in 1956, the Greater Victoria Housing Society is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to providing affordable rental housing for low-to-moderate income families, seniors, working singles, and adults with diverse abilities who live independently.

We believe that safe and affordable housing is essential to a person’s well-being and a foundation for success in life. We imagine a community where everyone feels at home, where everyone has a home.

Our Vision

A world where everyone has a place to call home.

Our Mission

GVHS manages and creates quality affordable rental homes, contributing to thriving communities.

Our Values

We are accountable and trustworthy and expect the best of ourselves and our colleagues.

We understand that it is important to take into consideration another person’s perspective or circumstance whether we agree with it or not.

We believe everyone should have a sense of belonging, access, and an ability to thrive in our homes and in our workplace.

We have an eagerness for knowledge, and we keep asking questions, learning, and looking for ways to improve.

We believe we can do more together than working alone. We seek to learn and share with others.

We work to build our capacity and adapt to change to overcome challenges and build endurance.

We value innovation and planning for the future to set ourselves up for success.

Our Goals

We provide great places to live.

We are a trusted leader meeting community needs.

We strive for organizational excellence.

We are focused on long-term sustainability.


For more information, please view our Strategic Plan located on the Reports Page.

"Sitkum Lodge has given me the gifts of freedom, knowledge and security. The staff have not only given me encouragement but have helped to give me a feeling of self-worth that continues to my becoming a productive person who is now able to help others."