The BC Temporary Rental Supplement (BC-TRS program) has been extended for July and August 2020. For program details and the online application: BC-TRS

Past News

News for 2020

July 14, 2020

Supportive housing for youth coming to the Fraser Valley

CHILLIWACK – Youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness in the Fraser Valley will soon have access to 16 new homes with supports, funded by the Province.

July 13, 2020

New partnership to provide hundreds of new homes for people in Nanaimo

NANAIMO – More than 300 new homes are being proposed for people in Nanaimo as a result of a new partnership between the Province and the City of Nanaimo.

July 12, 2020

New affordable rental homes coming to Nanaimo

NANAIMO − Middle-income families and individuals in Nanaimo will soon have access to 120 new, affordable rental homes in their community as construction gets underway on two new apartment buildings.

July 9, 2020

New affordable homes on the way in Sooke

SOOKE – Construction is underway on eight new affordable rental homes for people in Sooke through a partnership between the Government of B.C. and M’akola Housing Society.

July 8, 2020

100 new affordable homes for Indigenous peoples in Langford

LANGFORD – Construction is underway on 40 new homes for Indigenous families, individuals and Elders in Langford through a partnership between the Province, M’akola Housing Society and the City of Langford.

July 7, 2020

Province purchases restaurant to convert into housing

CAMPBELL RIVER - The Province, through BC Housing, has bought the former Rose Bowl Restaurant in Campbell River and will convert it into bridge housing for locals experiencing homelessness.

June 29, 2020

Province buys American Hotel for more affordable housing

VANCOUVER − The Province, through BC Housing, has purchased the 42-unit American Hotel in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for people who have been living in supportive housing and are ready to take the next step toward independent living.

June 26, 2020

New partnership to make homes safer, more energy-efficient, less polluting

VANCOUVER – The Province, through BC Housing, and the City of Vancouver, the BC Non-Profit Housing Association and the Pembina Institute, are working together to find ways to make homes safer, more energy-efficient and less polluting, while reducing heating costs for residents.

June 25, 2020

New affordable homes open in Campbell River

CAMPBELL RIVER – People with low to moderate incomes, including those with brain injuries and their families, are moving into 27 new affordable rental homes in Campbell River.

June 24, 2020

Province purchases properties in Vancouver to provide more affordable housing

VANCOUVER – The Province, through BC Housing, has purchased the 110-room Howard Johnson Hotel at 1176 Granville St. as part of a long-term plan to build a mix of affordable homes for people in Vancouver.