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Wed Sep 06 18:34:44 UTC 2017

Joint partnership expands needed emergency shelter spaces in Richmond

Homeless residents (individuals who are homeless) will benefit from a new emergency shelter, providing a relocation and expansion of current services that have been offered in Richmond for the past 20 years.

Fri Sep 01 18:30:44 UTC 2017

New affordable housing coming to Kelowna

The Province is providing additional housing and support for individuals who have been homeless or are at risk of homelessness with the purchase and renovation of the Kelowna Good Night Inn, located at 2639 Highway 97 North.

Tue Aug 08 16:39:44 UTC 2017

Province to invest $4.5 million for new supportive housing in Penticton

The Province is providing $4.5 million to purchase the Super 8 motel, located at 1706 Main St., for supportive housing.

Fri Apr 07 20:15:36 UTC 2017

Province invests $1.5 million for new housing project in 100 Mile House

Low-income adults and people with special needs will soon have access to 18 new units of affordable rental housing in 100 Mile House.

Fri Apr 07 20:14:36 UTC 2017

1,200 applications received for BC HOME Partnership

More than 1,200 British Columbians looking to purchase their first home have applied to the BC Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program.

Fri Apr 07 18:15:35 UTC 2017

$65 million for housing for people with mental-health challenges

The B.C. government has committed $65 million to support the purchase and renovation of 364 units of affordable rental housing for low-to moderate-income individuals with mental-health or substance-use issues.

Fri Apr 07 17:16:40 UTC 2017

Province invests $12 million for new housing project in Richmond

Provincial funding of $12 million will bring approximately 80 new affordable homes for low-to moderate-income renters and adults with mental health challenges at a new housing development in Richmond.

Fri Apr 07 16:25:35 UTC 2017

Province invests $10 million for new housing projects in Kamloops

Provincial funding of over $10 million will bring more than 70 new affordable homes at two new housing developments in Kamloops.

Thu Apr 06 22:35:21 UTC 2017

New Jubilee House and 288/292 East Hastings Street Developments

On March 28, the Deputy Premier and the Minister Responsible for Housing, Rich Coleman, released documents that show there has been extensive work done to secure new and innovative housing at New Jubilee House and also at 288/292 East Hastings Street developments.

Thu Apr 06 19:13:14 UTC 2017

Province funds new affordable home ownership opportunities

The B.C. government is providing more than $1 million in grants to six Habitat for Humanity B.C. affiliates that will be used to build new affordable homes in Campbell River, Mission, Nanaimo, Richmond, Sechelt and Vernon.