Through compassion and commitment, we take pride in housing people from all walks of life and feel honoured to help make our housing their home.
— Luanne Ruotsalainen, Executive Director

Originally founded in 1986 with ten houses, Dakelh & Quesnel Community Housing Society has grown to become the largest affordable housing provider in the City of Quesnel.  As a registered non-profit society, we now own and operate 138 units, including houses, apartments and townhouses. 

With over 30 years of providing affordable housing, we have been honoured to provide housing to people from all walks of life.  We have been honoured to be part of their lives as we continuously celebrate the successes of our tenants.

We believe that safe, affordable housing should be available to everyone.


  • 32 housing units under the Urban Native Housing Program
    (available to households with over 50% Aboriginal descent).

  • 31 housing units under BC Housings Affordable Housings Programs
    (available to anyone in the community)

  • 37 housing units under the Rural and Native Housing Program
    (available to anyone in the community)

  • Our new building Kikihnaw - 38 unit affordable housing development in the downtown Quesnel. (available to anyone in the community)