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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

June 26, 2018

Governments of Canada and British Columbia Sign 10-Year Housing Agreement

VANCOUVER, BC – Families and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count on long-term funding for community housing in British Columbia thanks to an agreement signed today by the federal and provincial governments.

Latest News

July 12, 2018

New social enterprise brings opportunities to DTES

VANCOUVER – People in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) will have new opportunities for social inclusion and economic development, thanks to a new social enterprise..

July 11, 2018

Supportive housing residents to benefit from purchase of Woodwynn Farms

VICTORIA – People who are living in supportive housing in the Capital Regional District (CRD) will have opportunities to become healthier and learn new skills, following the purchase of Woodwyn Farms by the Province, through BC Housing, for use as a therapeutic-recovery community.

July 10, 2018

New accessible, affordable, energy-efficient homes open in Smithers

SMITHERS – Seniors and people with disabilities in Smithers now have access to new affordable and accessible rental homes, as a result of a partnership between the Province, the Town of Smithers and the Dik Tiy Housing Society.

July 9, 2018

Seniors to benefit from over 150 new affordable homes in Nanaimo

NANAIMO – Seniors will get relief from rising housing costs, with more than 150 new affordable rental homes coming to Nanaimo.

July 9, 2018

New affordable housing opens for Elders and seniors in Prince George

PRINCE GEORGE – Indigenous Elders and seniors have a new place to call home in Prince George, with the official opening of an affordable apartment complex in the community.

July 4, 2018

New funding keeps North Shore Youth Safe House open

NORTH VANCOUVER – Youth fleeing abusive situations, and those experiencing or at risk of homelessness, will continue to have a safe place to turn to, as the Province provides operating funding for the North Shore Youth Safe House.

June 26, 2018

Governments of Canada and British Columbia Sign 10-Year Housing Agreement

Families and vulnerable Canadians in need of an affordable place to call home can count on long-term funding for community housing in British Columbia thanks to an agreement signed today by the federal and provincial governments.