Estítkw place

Affordable Homes with Supports on Capilano Road

Estítkw place will create 55 much needed equitable and affordable homes for our most vulnerable members..

Estítkw place will create 55 much needed equitable and affordable homes for our most vulnerable members.

Estítkw place means safe place.

These homes will be exclusively for Squamish members, with priority given to:
The new housing development will:
Training and Employment Opportunities

In partnership with the Nation, throughout the development process, this project aims to build the capacity of our local community through our employment and training opportunities and contracting practices that support Squamish Nation employees, suppliers, and businesses. Job and contract opportunities to be announced soon!

Community Engagements

Thank you to everyone who joined at our community meeting on April 28, 2022. We appreciate you taking the time to share your ideas and comments about the project with us. 

On August 13, 2022 the building was officially blessed and the official groundbreaking was held on August 16, 2022.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s Rapid Housing Initiative logo
Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw - Squamish Nation logo
Aboriginal Housing Management Association logo with 'celebrating 25 years' tagline
Squamish Nation Trust Logo
Project Location
This project will be located on the North Shore on Lower Capilano Road, behind the Plaza apartment building. The site is located on Capilano IR 5.
Map for the Capilano Road project (estítkw place)
Project Team
Hiy̓ám̓ Housing's primary logo with workmark in with icon in orange
Luma Development Management logo
Dialog Architecture logo in black
Kindred Construction logo in white on a bright red background
Nuqo Elevated Modular logo
Ideaspace logo

Rent, Applications and Occupancy

This development will offer a range of rental rates based on income levels and will be designed to accommodate low-income households. Rental rates will be determined by the BC housing rental rate structure.

Applications are expected to open in 2023 and be managed by Hiy̓ám̓ Housing, separate from the Nation’s housing list. Occupancy is expected by Fall 2023.