Smithers is the newest community to receive an influx of affordable, accessible, housing.
In addition to supplying specialized housing to seniors and those with dissabilities, the building will also target passive house certification.
In order to do so, the 16th Avenue building will employ features that will minimize energy used for heating and cooling while also providing a comfortable climate.
The building, which goes by Harding Heights, already achieves the highest standards of the BC Energy Step Code.
Rental rates range from 375 dollars per month for bachelor units to 625 per month for one-bedroom units.