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Apple Valley in Kelowna - Celebration of Construction on October 30, 2015

KELOWNA – Seniors and people with disabilities in Kelowna will soon have more affordable housing options with the start of construction of the second phase of Apple Valley. The new five-story building will provide 78 new rental apartments, bringing the total number of units at Apple Valley to 150. Residents will be able to enjoy access to the Ziglar Recreation and Senior Support Centre, which opened in 2011 as part of the first phase of the development. The centre includes a fireside lounge and ...

Rosalie's Village in Saanich - Official Groundbreaking on October 22, 2015

SAANICH – Forty-two safe, affordable homes for single mothers with children and other vulnerable women are coming soon to Saanich. Construction is underway on Rosalie’s Village, a new rental housing development funded by the B.C. government, District of Saanich, Capital Regional District and community partners. The four-storey building will include a 37-space daycare, a community kitchen and tenant access to on-site supports including employment and life skills training. Rosalie’s Village is ...

Temporary Winter Shelter in Surrey - Official Announcement on October 13, 2015

SURREY – The B.C. government will provide approximately $400,000 in funding to Lookout Emergency Aid Society to operate a new temporary winter shelter in Surrey to ensure people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness have access to a safe, warm place to stay during the cold and wet winter months. The 40 bed shelter, located at the Dell Hotel site, will be open 24/7 from November 2015 until the end of March 2016 and provide three meals per day. The Province will also be providing additional ...

Nelson Cares Society Project in Nelson - Official Celebration on July 30, 2015

NELSON – An additional 14 people in need now have access to supportive housing at two newly renovated housing developments in Nelson, made possible through funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia. Ward Street Place has added 10 new supportive housing units for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, bringing the total to 45 units. As part of the renovations, the development has new electrical and sprinkler systems, an upgraded fire alarm, and exterior masonry. ...

Sundergreen in Kamloops - Re-Opening on July 24, 2015

KAMLOOPS – More than 100 residents are now living in newly-renovated homes at Sundergreen Apartments, an affordable rental housing development made possible through funding from the governments of Canada and British Columbia. The development officially re-opened today following extensive renovations which began in April, 2014. Residents are now enjoying affordable housing with new bathrooms, kitchens, flooring and windows. Renovations also included new roofing and lighting, and updates to the ...

250 Powell Street in Vancouver - Media Tour on August 5, 2015

The former Remand Centre at the corner of Powell and Gore streets has been completely renovated to provide new homes for low-income adults and at-risk Aboriginal youth. The building offers 96 units of affordable rental housing, including: - 38 units for youth participating in the BladeRunners’ entry-level construction program, which will be contained in two floors of housing for Aboriginal youth, known as BladeRunners Place. - 42 units that give priority to people already working and/or living ...

Kiwanis Towers in Richmond - Official Opening on July 15, 2015

RICHMOND – Seniors living on low incomes are benefiting from 296 new affordable rental apartments at Kiwanis Towers, which officially opened near Richmond’s city centre today. Owned and operated by the Richmond Kiwanis Senior Citizens Housing Society, Kiwanis Towers more than doubles the number of seniors’ affordable rental units originally available at the site. It previously contained a 122-unit seniors’ housing complex owned and managed by the society since 1961. Located at 7378 and 7388 ...

550 Goldstream Avenue in Langford - Celebration of Construction on July 15, 2015

LANGFORD – The governments of Canada and British Columbia, along with community partners, celebrated the construction progress of an affordable rental housing development in Langford today. Aboriginal families and individuals will soon have more housing options that meet their needs. The project will provide 36 homes - 30 two-bedroom and six three-bedroom units - and is situated where residents will have easy access to health services, a number of schools and parks, and a community centre and ...

1249 Howe in Vancouver - Official Opening on July 6, 2015

VANCOUVER – People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Vancouver have a new place to call home, thanks to today’s official opening of a new 12-storey LEED Gold supportive housing complex at 1249 Howe St. Managed and operated by the McLaren Housing Society, the building provides 110 units of supportive housing. The society provides 24/7 support staff, onsite workshops and life-skills programming to residents, such as money management, recreational and social activities and organized ...

Central Green in Kelowna - Official Groundbreaking on July 2, 2015

KELOWNA – A new affordable housing development for low-to moderate-income adults, seniors and families officially broke ground at the Central Green site in Kelowna today. The project, located 1745 Chapman Place, will provide 86 rental apartments, including 32 two-bedroom units and eight three-bedroom units. The development will also feature a number of studio units which will be attached to larger units, offering seniors or young adults the option of living close to family. The B.C. government ...
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