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Monday to Friday Contact
Rajvir Rao
Manager
Public Affairs & Communications

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

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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.

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November 13, 2018

4,900 new affordable rental homes on the way for B.C. families

VANCOUVER – Help is on the way for middle-income families in 42 communities as the Province moves forward with more than 4,900 new affordable mixed-income rental homes as part of the Building BC: Community Housing Fund.

Latest News

November 15, 2018

New affordable rental homes opening in Kelowna

KELOWNA, British Columbia — Low to moderate-income seniors and persons with disabilities in Kelowna now have access to a total of almost 200 new affordable rental homes.

November 14, 2018

New affordable housing under construction in Kamloops

KAMLOOPS – Seniors, people with disabilities and people living with mental-health challenges will soon have access to new affordable rental homes, following the Spirit Square redevelopment.

November 13, 2018

4,900 new affordable rental homes on the way for B.C. families

VANCOUVER – Help is on the way for middle-income families in 42 communities as the Province moves forward with more than 4,900 new affordable mixed-income rental homes as part of the Building BC: Community Housing Fund.

November 8, 2018

Homes open to address immediate housing need in Kamloops

KAMLOOPS – In response to the number of people experiencing homelessness in the area, the Province is working with the City of Kamloops to open 55 temporary modular homes while construction continues on additional permanent supportive housing.

October 31, 2018

Temporary and extreme weather response shelters open in B.C.

VICTORIA – With colder weather already hitting parts of the province, the Government of B.C. is opening additional shelter spaces to ensure people experiencing homelessness have access to a safe and warm place to stay.

October 31, 2018

Housing opens for people who are homeless in Kelowna

KELOWNA – More people experiencing homelessness in Kelowna will have safe and secure homes before winter with the opening of Hearthstone, a 46-unit supportive housing project with 24/7 support services.

October 25, 2018

New homes on the way for women and children fleeing violence

VICTORIA – The B.C. government is building 280 new homes to provide safe places to stay for women and children fleeing violence, the first major investment in transition housing in more than two decades.