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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
Ally Skinner-Reynolds
Acting Manager
Public Affairs & Communications

Phone: 604-456-8895
Email: asreynolds@bchousing.org

Weekend Media Coverage Contact
Cell: 604-417-0355
Email: media@bchousing.org

Residential Tenancy Branch Media Inquiries
Media Relations
Ministry of Natural Gas Development and
Ministry Responsible for 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, Aboriginal Peoples and women. You can also find out more about what is being invested in affordable housing and homeless supportive housing.

Featured News

November 22, 2016

Province details half-a-billion dollars in affordable housing

On September 19, 2016, the Province announced their commitment to the creation of 2,900 new units of affordable rental housing through a $500 million investment.

The Affordable Rental Housing Map provides an overview of approved projects by community and target client group. This includes projects funded by the Provincial Investment in Affordable Housing program, and the Investment in Housing Innovation program.

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Latest News

Wed Mar 22 16:44:56 UTC 2017

Province contributes $5 million to Covenant House Vancouver expansion project

Vancouver –Vulnerable homeless youth will get a helping hand from the provincial government with an additional $5 million in housing and support services at Covenant House Vancouver (CHV).

Fri Mar 17 15:40:38 UTC 2017

New rental housing helps single mothers and vulnerable women in Saanich

SAANICH – Single mothers with children and other vulnerable women are benefiting from new affordable rental housing at Rosalie’s Village in Saanich, which celebrated its official opening today.

Fri Mar 10 17:19:35 UTC 2017

Funding announced for new Langley hospice

LANGLEY – A new hospice in Langley will soon provide comfort and care to people who are in their last weeks to months of life, with funding announced for a new 15-bed hospice residence.

Tue Mar 07 23:59:43 UTC 2017

Province invests $5 million for new housing project in Port Moody

PORT MOODY – Provincial funding of $5 million will bring 55 new affordable rental homes for people with low and moderate incomes at a proposed housing development in Port Moody.

Mon Mar 06 20:11:24 UTC 2017

New partnership provides health and housing resources in Langley

LANGLEY – BC Housing and the Fraser Health Authority are partnering to develop an Intensive Case Management (ICM) team in Langley to increase supports for people in greatest need.

Fri Mar 03 20:20:15 UTC 2017

New transition house for women fleeing violence in Delta

DELTA – Women and children fleeing domestic violence will soon have increased access to safe refuge and support services in Delta, thanks to a recent purchase of a property by the B.C. government.

Wed Mar 01 19:23:48 UTC 2017

Former Super 8 ready for occupancy

VICTORIA – A new 51-unit transitional housing project in Victoria is ready to house people who are homeless, living in shelters or at risk of becoming homeless, with renovations complete at the former Super 8 hotel.