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vancouver projects: But how much of the 40 billion the B.C. government will receive, and how much of it will be dedicated to Vancouver projects, remained unclear after Duclos declined to give specifics, according to Vancouver Courier. In fact, many of these details are not yet finalized, he said of the strategy which also promises a rent supplement program in 2020 that will deliver an average of 2,500 per year to 300,000 low-income households. The strategy also promises to improve the availability and quality of housing and ensure at least 25 per cent of funds go to projects for women, girls and their families.article continues below Trending Stories Fentanyl dealer says demand for deadly drug is driving Vancouver market Greater Vancouver home prices to drop 21 per cent by 2019 analysis 15.5 million Vancouver home likely a teardown False killer whale dies at Vancouver Aquariumrelated City of Vancouver identifies more neighbourhoods to house homeless18 per cent of Vancouverites living in substandard housing Analysis Less talk, more action needed in child poverty fight The federal government is back in housing and in a big way with more ambition, more money and a greater desire to collaborate, said Jean-Yves Duclos, the federal minister responsible for housing, at a news conference at the Woodward's building in the Downtown Eastside. Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Mayor Gregor Robertson joined Duclos Wednesday and welcomed the news of a national strategy to tackle affordability and homelessness. The NDP-led government promised in its election campaign earlier this year to build 114,000 rental and co-op homes over 10 years, and provide renters with an annual cheque for 400. Robinson told the Courier after the announcement that the B.C. government will work on a bi-lateral agreement with the federal government to finalize the province's portion of the funding. ( As reported in the news.