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Photo: Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm and local pioneer Jean Clelland announce new criteria for senior housing at Heritage Manor 1/ Sean Assor

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Changes to affordable housing are set to be made for residents in Fort St. John.

According to Peace River North MLA Pat Pimm, improvements are being made to the eligibility criteria and availability of affordable housing at the 35-unit Heritage Manor 1.

The improvements were announced at a meeting Wednesday afternoon, which included members of Save Our Northern Seniors (S.O.N.S), local pioneer Jean Clelland, as well as B.C. Housing, which oversees Heritage Manor 1.

The improved criteria gives priority to seniors over the age of 75, priority to local pioneers and a lack of an asset cap for five available units.

Pimm says he has worked with Clelland, S.O.N.S and B.C. housing on these changes, in order to help provide seniors the opportunity to continue living in the city in which they were raised.

There is stil a waiting list for Heritage Manor 1, which has 20 names.

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