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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
Laura Mathews
Acting Manager
Public Affairs & Communications

Phone: 604-439-8571
Email: lmathews@bchousing.org

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Email: media@bchousing.org

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

Phone: 778-698-9176

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 26, 2019

Affordable, energy-efficient homes now open in Sooke

SOOKE – More than 40 families and seniors in Sooke are now living in modern, affordable rental homes that are more comfortable and energy efficient.

Building affordable rental housing is part of the Province’s strategy to address housing affordability. Government is curbing speculation in B.C.’s housing market and building 114,000 affordable homes over 10 years around the province.

Latest News

July 18, 2019

More accessible and affordable homes coming to Nanaimo

NANAIMO - New affordable rental homes are on the way that will provide more accessible housing options for people with developmental disabilities.

July 16, 2019

New affordable homes for Salt Spring Island families

SALT SPRING ISLAND - Low- to moderate-income families will benefit from 24 much-needed new affordable rental homes in the community.

July 11, 2019

New supportive homes coming for people in need in Quesnel

QUESNEL - Safe and secure homes are on the way for people experiencing homelessness as construction begins on a new supportive housing project in the community.

July 10, 2019

New shelter offers hope for people in need in Richmond

RICHMOND - A new permanent, accessible shelter for people experiencing homelessness is helping meet their immediate needs, while offering supports to help them build a brighter future.

July 9, 2019

New rental homes for people with middle incomes in Colwood

COLWOOD - Middle-income families will soon have nearly 50 new rental home options as ground breaks on a rental building in Colwood.

July 5, 2019

Forty new affordable homes open in Penticton

PENTICTON - Families and individuals with moderate incomes now have access to 40 new affordable homes, as a new rental building with accessible units opens in the community.

July 3, 2019

More than 100 new affordable homes coming to Salmon Arm

SALMON ARM - More new affordable rental homes and housing with supports are on the way for Salmon Arm.