Past News

News for 2021

June 16, 2021

Families move into new affordable homes in Vancouver

VANCOUVER - Individuals and families in Vancouver are moving into 51 new rental homes they can afford, as the Mi Casa redevelopment opens.

June 15, 2021

Redevelopment plans underway for Stratford Gardens in Burnaby

BURNABY - The Province, through BC Housing, is exploring opportunities to replace the aging units at the Stratford Gardens housing development in Burnaby with more new modern, affordable homes.

June 15, 2021

Affordable housing for seniors, Indigenous Elders underway in Port Alberni

PORT ALBERNI - Construction is underway on an affordable rental housing building with 48 homes for seniors and Indigenous Elders in Port Alberni.

June 11, 2021

Province purchases motel to provide housing

The Province, through BC Housing, has purchased the former Fortune Motel in Kamloops.

June 11, 2021

New homes under construction in Sooke

SOOKE - Construction is underway on a new affordable rental housing project that will provide 170 homes for a wide range of people with varying incomes in Sooke.

June 11, 2021

Construction begins on affordable homeownership project in Victoria

VICTORIA - Nine affordable homes will soon be available to middle-income homebuyers, as construction has started on a new condominium project in Victoria.

June 9, 2021

More than 50 new affordable homes coming to Central Saanich

Victoria, BC– Low to moderate income families and individuals will benefit from 51 new affordable homes planned at 1909 Prosser Road in the District of Central Saanich as part of the Regional Housing First Program(RHFP).

June 9, 2021

New housing and neighbourhood community centre proposed for Victoria

VICTORIA, BC — The City of Victoria is collaborating with the Province, through BC Housing and the Capital Region Housing Corporation (CRHC) to build 220 new non-market rental homes and create a new neighbourhood community centre with a gym and child care spaces on City-owned land at 930/926 Pandora Avenue.

June 7, 2021

Update on Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre temporary shelter

VICTORIA - BC Housing has secured the temporary use of Mount Tolmie Hospital in Saanich to ensure everyone maintains their accommodation, as the lease on Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre temporary shelter could not be extended.

June 7, 2021

More than 100 new affordable homes open for Indigenous peoples

COLWOOD - Indigenous individuals and families are moving into 124 rental homes they can afford, as doors have opened on a new development in Colwood.