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The Corporate Communications Branch is pleased to act as your first point of contact at BC Housing.

Monday to Friday Contact
Rajvir Rao
Manager
Public Affairs & Communications

Phone: 604-456-8917
Email: rrao@bchousing.org

Weekend Media Coverage Contact
Cell: 604-417-0355
Email: media@bchousing.org

Residential Tenancy Branch Media Inquiries
Media Relations
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Phone: 250-952-0617
Cell: 778-678-5539
Email: lindsay.byers@gov.bc.ca

Our Fact Sheet page has the latest key statistics on housing in B.C. including housing for seniors, families, homeless or those at risk of homelessness, Indigenous Peoples, and women. You can also find out more about what is being invested in affordable housing and homeless supportive housing.

Featured News

April 13, 2018

HousingHub building partnerships build homes

COQUITLAM – The Government of British Columbia’s new HousingHub will bring local governments, Indigenous partners, the non-profit sector and developers together for innovative partnerships that create homes people throughout British Columbia can afford.

Latest News

May 16, 2018

Housing construction resumes with end of protest in Maple Ridge

MAPLE RIDGE – The Government of British Columbia and BC Housing will resume preparing a site for temporary modular housing for people who are homeless in Maple Ridge after protesters voluntarily vacated the site, prior to the court application to have them removed.

May 15, 2018

Province, BC Housing seek injunction in order to build supportive housing

MAPLE RIDGE – The Government of British Columbia, BC Housing and the Provincial Rental Housing Corporation intend to seek an injunction to ensure construction of temporary modular housing can begin for people who are homeless in Maple Ridge.

May 11, 2018

Housing proposed for people who are homeless in Burnaby

BURNABY – People in the City of Burnaby experiencing or at risk of homelessness will benefit from approximately 52 supportive homes with around-the-clock support, to be built in partnership with the Government of British Columbia.

May 4, 2018

New supportive housing proposed for Courtenay

COURTENAY – The Government of British Columbia and the City of Courtenay are partnering to build new modular housing, which will provide a rapid response to the need for supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness.

May 3, 2018

New members appointed to BC Housing Board of Commissioners

VICTORIA – Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, has appointed three new members to the BC Housing Board of Commissioners.

May 1, 2018

Affordable housing for Columbia Basin residents

ROSSLAND – The Government of British Columbia is working with the Columbia Basin Trust to build 167 new homes for people in the region struggling to find housing they can afford.

April 28, 2018

Building Excellence Grants recipients announced

VANCOUVER – Nine organizations will receive grants of up to $40,000 from the British Columbia Government’s Building Excellence Research and Education Grants program.