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My Place - Supportive Housing in Vernon

March 13, 2021

My Place, a 56-unit supportive housing building in Vernon, opened in July 2019. Run by Turning Points Collaborative Society (TPCS), the new homes offer safe, secure housing for those experiencing homelessness.

Right away, formerly homeless community members settled in.

The secret of My Place’s success began in 2018. The staff started interviewing people living in the TPCS-operated bridge housing on 33rd Street. Working with future My Place residents helped the team learn about resident needs for their future homes.

For full article: My Place is restoring lives and building community in Vernon

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May 10, 2021

New affordable homes for people with middle incomes in Victoria

VICTORIA - Construction has finished on a new 135-unit condominium project, boosting the supply of affordable homeownership options for middle-income families and individuals in Victoria.

May 7, 2021

Innovative affordable housing pilot project coming to Vancouver

VANCOUVER - An affordable rental housing pilot project is underway in Vancouver that will help BC Housing evaluate innovative building materials and designs aimed at tackling affordability, inclusion and climate change.

May 6, 2021

New homes under construction on Tzeachten First Nation

CHILLIWACK - New affordable rental homes are on the way for Indigenous peoples in Chilliwack, with construction starting on 23 homes on the Tzeachten First Nation reserve.

May 4, 2021

New affordable homes on the way for Merritt seniors

MERRITT - Seniors in need of homes they can afford in Merritt will soon have new rental homes to choose from, with construction underway on a new 44-unit apartment building in the community.

May 4, 2021

One hundred new affordable homes coming to Surrey

SURREY - Individuals, couples and families in Surrey can look forward to new options for affordable rental housing, with construction underway on 100 new homes in the community.

May 3, 2021

More supportive homes coming for people in need in Langley

LANGLEY - The Province, through BC Housing, has purchased the former Canada’s Best Value Inn in Langley to provide nearly 50 homes with supports for people experiencing homelessness in the community.

April 29, 2021

More supportive homes coming for people in need in Surrey

SURREY - The Province, through BC Housing, is buying a hotel in Surrey to provide nearly 30 homes with supports for people experiencing homelessness.