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New partnership to provide hundreds of new homes for people in Nanaimo

Sep 1, 2020

NANAIMO – More than 300 new homes are being proposed for people in Nanaimo as a result of a new partnership between the Province and the City of Nanaimo

These new homes will include new affordable rental homes for individuals, seniors and families, as well as new permanent, purpose-built supportive homes for people experiencing homelessness.

Read full news release: New partnership to provide hundreds of new homes for people in Nanaimo​

For further engagement details:https://letstalkhousingbc.ca/nanaimo​

Latest News

September 20, 2020

Hundreds of new affordable homes announced for B.C.

VICTORIA - The Province is launching a new set of projects through the Building BC: Community Housing Fund with nearly 540 affordable rental homes on the way for people with low to moderate incomes.

September 19, 2020

New affordable rental homes open in Kelowna

KELOWNA - Eighty new affordable homes are now available for middle-income families and individuals with the opening of a new rental apartment building in Kelowna.

September 15, 2020

New centre to support Nanaimo people experiencing homelessness

NANAIMO - The Province, through BC Housing, is working with the City of Nanaimo to open British Columbia’s second navigation centre to provide accommodation and supports for people experiencing long-term homelessness.

September 15, 2020

Affordable rental homes on the way for people in Keremeos

KEREMEOS - Construction is starting on 43 affordable rental homes in Keremeos for families, seniors and people with disabilities, through a partnership between the Province and the Lower Similkameen Community Services Society (LSCSS).

September 14, 2020

New affordable homes coming to Fernie

FERNIE - Construction is starting on 49 new affordable rental homes for families and seniors in Fernie through a partnership between the Province, the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) and the Fernie Family Housing Society.

September 12, 2020

New supportive homes planned for west side of Okanagan Lake

KELOWNA - The Province, through BC Housing, and Turning Points Collaborative Society, is working on a proposed development to build up to 52 new homes with supports for people experiencing homelessness.

September 8, 2020

New affordable rental housing coming to Valemount

VALEMOUNT - Construction is underway on 13 new affordable rental homes for seniors and families in Valemount through a partnership between the Province, the Columbia Basin Trust, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the Valemount Affordable Rentals Society (VARS).