The City of Vernon recognizes that affordable/attainable housing is imperative for both the social and economic health of the community. The City's efforts recognize the importance of promoting a variety of housing options that meet the housing needs of various demographics and income levels.
Affordable housing is targeted to low/average income earners, for example those who earn minimum wage or individuals who are receiving government assistance such as seniors or people with a disability (Photo gallery).
Attainable housing focuses on average/medium income households who have been priced out of the market or are struggling with higher rents.
The City of Vernon has initiated the following policies, programs and initiatives to encourage construction of affordable/attainable housing: