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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.

Featured News

November 24, 2018

More than 1,100 new homes coming for Indigenous peoples

PITT MEADOWS – Indigenous peoples on- and off-reserve will soon have access to more than 1,100 new affordable homes in 26 communities throughout British Columbia.

The first set of homes selected through the Building BC: Indigenous Housing Fund includes nearly 780 off-reserve homes and close to 370 homes on-reserve. This makes B.C. the first province in Canada to invest provincial housing funds into on-reserve housing.

Latest News

April 12, 2019

Homes with wraparound supports coming to Richmond

RICHMOND – Safe and supportive homes opening soon will give people experiencing homelessness in Richmond the opportunity to recover and support the overall health of the community.

April 12, 2019

New affordable homes in Burnaby offer seniors peace of mind

BURNABY - Seniors in need of affordable rental housing in Burnaby now have access to 145 new homes that will allow them to live independently and stay connected to their community.

April 12, 2019

New homes for people experiencing homelessness in Courtenay

COURTENAY - With the opening of The Junction, a 46-unit supportive housing project in the community, people experiencing homelessness in Courtenay will have a safe and secure place to call home.

April 5, 2019

New supportive homes coming soon to Sechelt

SECHELT - Forty people experiencing homelessness will soon have a place to call home, with wraparound supports to help them get back on their feet and a chance to rebuild their lives in their community.

April 5, 2019

Doors open to new homes for people in need in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD - New modular homes with around-the-clock staffing and services in Abbotsford will offer hope to people experiencing homelessness.

April 2, 2019

New housing and support for people in Prince George

PRINCE GEORGE - New housing set to open in Prince George means that 28 people with mental-health and addictions challenges will get the supports they need within their own homes at rental rates they can afford.

March 29, 2019

New housing brings support and hope for people in need in Kamloops

KAMLOOPS – People experiencing homelessness in the area will soon have permanent modular homes with around-the-clock staffing and wrap-around supports in the aptly named Spero House or “house of hope.”