Past News

News for 2019

November 8, 2019

New housing offers hope and stability for people in Powell River

POWELL RIVER – People experiencing homelessness in Powell River are settling into safe, secure homes with support services as new permanent housing opens in their community.

November 8, 2019

New homes on the way for arts, culture professionals in New Westminster

NEW WESTMINSTER – People who are working in or retired from B.C.’s performing arts and entertainment industry will soon have access to 66 affordable rental homes, so they can continue to live in their community.

November 4, 2019

New affordable homes coming for Indigenous families, seniors, individuals in Cranbrook

CRANBROOK – Construction is underway on 39 new affordable rental homes for Indigenous peoples in Cranbrook through a partnership between the Province, Aqanttanam Housing Society and the City of Cranbrook.

October 31, 2019

Extreme weather spaces and temporary shelters opening throughout province

VICTORIA – People in need of a warm, safe place to go during the months ahead will have access to additional emergency shelter spaces through the Province’s temporary and extreme weather response shelter programs.

October 28, 2019

People move from homelessness to housing in Langley

LANGLEY – Forty-nine people are transitioning from homelessness to supportive housing, as the doors open this week at a newly renovated building at 6465 201 St. in Langley.

October 25, 2019

New homes offer hope, opportunities for people in Burnaby

BURNABY – More than 50 people who have been without safe and secure homes are moving into supportive housing with around-the-clock support services as a new permanent modular housing project opens.

October 18, 2019

New affordable homes under construction for seniors in Mission

MISSION – Seniors in need of homes will soon have access to more than 70 new affordable rental homes and a new seniors’ community centre, with construction underway on a new development in Mission.

October 17, 2019

Shelter to open year round on Salt Spring Island

SALT SPRING ISLAND – People experiencing homelessness on Salt Spring Island will have year-round access to shelter and services, following funding from the Province to extend operations.

October 16, 2019

Affordable rental homes for seniors, people in need coming to Nelson

NELSON – A former motel site will soon make way for 47 new affordable homes for seniors, adults with disabilities and those experiencing homelessness in Nelson

October 4, 2019

New affordable homes opening for families, seniors in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS – The Province is delivering new homes for people in Grand Forks with 52 new, affordable rental homes opening in the community.