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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
Rajvir Rao
Manager
Public Affairs & Communications

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

Weekend Media Coverage Contact
Cell: 604-417-0355
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 15, 2017

New housing for homeless people in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Vernon

VICTORIA – People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Prince Rupert, Terrace and Vernon will soon have access to supportive housing as part of the Province’s new modular-housing program, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Selina Robinson announced today.

Latest News

December 14, 2017

Province partners with Columbia Basin Trust for new affordable housing

VICTORIA – People struggling to find an affordable place to live in the Columbia Basin region will have access to new affordable rental housing thanks to a partnership announced today between the B.C. government and the Columbia Basin Trust.

December 13, 2017

Operator sought for supportive housing project in Quesnel

QUESNEL – In response to community concerns, BC Housing will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to invite qualified non-profit societies to submit proposals to operate a proposed new supportive housing project.

December 13, 2017

Choices operations temporarily extended

VIEW ROYAL – The temporary shelter, Choices, will continue to provide housing for people in need until spring 2018.

December 1, 2017

BC Housing and City seek injunction to stop delays on temporary modular housing development in Marpole

Today, BC Housing Management Commission, the City of Vancouver and the Provincial Rental Housing Corporation filed legal documents seeking an injunction to guarantee construction crews will be able to access the site of a temporary modular housing project at 7430 & 7460 Heather Street (650 West 57th Avenue).

December 1, 2017

New housing and shelter coming for homeless people in Kelowna

KELOWNA – The Province and the City of Kelowna are working together to provide individuals experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness with access to more supportive housing and shelter spaces.

November 27, 2017

Winter shelter for people experiencing homelessness opens in Parksville

PARKSVILLE – People struggling with homelessness in Parksville now have access to nightly shelter spaces during the cold and wet winter months.

November 15, 2017

New housing for homeless people in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Vernon

VICTORIA – People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Prince Rupert, Terrace and Vernon will soon have access to supportive housing as part of the Province’s new modular-housing program, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Selina Robinson announced today.