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News for 2018

Sat Feb 17 17:19:15 UTC 2018

New homes and withdrawal centre for people in Vancouver

VANCOUVER – The Province is working with the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Coastal Health to build approximately 100 affordable rental homes, as well as a new withdrawal management centre for people seeking treatment for addictions.

Fri Feb 09 23:00:49 UTC 2018

New homes for vulnerable people in Richmond

RICHMOND – The Province is partnering with the City of Richmond to build 40 new homes with 24/7 support services to address the immediate needs of people in the community struggling to find a stable place to live.

Wed Feb 07 23:05:49 UTC 2018

New homes will help people in Langford and Sooke

LANGFORD – The Province is partnering with the City of Langford and the District of Sooke in building 115 new, affordable rental homes to help address the housing needs of families and seniors in Greater Victoria’s Western Communities.

Fri Feb 02 01:28:05 UTC 2018

Province taking action on homelessness in Maple Ridge

MAPLE RIDGE – Twenty new temporary winter shelter beds are opening this week for people struggling with homelessness in Maple Ridge, as the Province and BC Housing continue to work with the city on long-term housing solutions.

Thu Jan 25 16:45:10 UTC 2018

New supportive housing coming to Nanaimo

NANAIMO – People in Nanaimo who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness, including seniors and people with disabilities, will benefit from 44 new homes with 24/7 support services, being built as part of the Province’s modular-housing program.

Wed Jan 24 17:33:02 UTC 2018

Information session on Maple Ridge supportive housing

MAPLE RIDGE – BC Housing is hosting a drop-in public information session in Maple Ridge to inform residents on the plans for proposed supportive housing, affordable rental housing, and expanded mental-health and addictions support for people in Maple Ridge.

Thu Jan 18 18:40:55 UTC 2018

Province bringing new homes and new jobs to Kamloops

KAMLOOPS – People in Kamloops will benefit from a partnership between the Province and the City of Kamloops that will deliver more than 100 new homes with 24/7 support, helping those most in need, creating jobs and boosting the local economy.

Tue Jan 16 22:28:22 UTC 2018

Province investing in affordable homes for people living in the Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER – The Government of British Columbia is investing in people in the Downtown Eastside with approximately 450 units of affordable rental housing being constructed for low-to-moderate-income households.

Fri Jan 12 17:45:10 UTC 2018

Province bringing housing to Surrey for people in need

SURREY – People who are homeless, including those camping along 135A St. in Surrey, will soon have access to safe and supportive housing.

Thu Jan 11 21:49:49 UTC 2018

Province takes action to address homelessness in Maple Ridge

MAPLE RIDGE – People who are struggling with housing affordability and homelessness in Maple Ridge will soon have access to new supportive housing, affordable rental housing and expanded mental-health and addictions support to help them maintain stable housing.