Past News

News for 2021

March 2, 2021

New homes for women, children open in North Vancouver

NORTH VANCOUVER - More women and children in North Vancouver have a safe and affordable place to call home, with 14 new rental homes opening in the community.

March 2, 2021

Supportive homes planned for Chilliwack

CHILLIWACK - The Province is partnering with the Phoenix Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Education Society on a proposal to provide 50 additional supportive homes and a 40-bed shelter for people experiencing homelessness in Chilliwack.

February 26, 2021

Unique housing project underway for seniors, dementia care patients

VANDERHOOF - Seniors in need of affordable rental homes and those who require on-site dementia care support will soon benefit from a new development under construction in Vanderhoof.

February 25, 2021

New affordable homes open in Salmon Arm

SALMON ARM - Low- to moderate-income people in Salmon Arm are moving into 32 safe and affordable rental homes, with the first phase of a new housing development opening in the community.

February 24, 2021

New affordable homes coming to downtown Kelowna

Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), alongside the Honourable David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing, announced funding commitments to support the construction of a new 68-unit building that will provide rental homes for low- to- moderate-income singles, seniors, families and persons with disabilities in Kelowna.

February 22, 2021

New shelter spaces opening for people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver

VANCOUVER - More people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver, including those sleeping at Strathcona Park, will soon have access to a safe, warm and secure place to stay with 24-7 support.

February 22, 2021

Affordable homes under construction in Squamish

SQUAMISH - People in Squamish will soon have more affordable homes to choose from, with construction underway on a 76-unit rental housing project in the community.

February 17, 2021

New homes coming for people in Sooke

SOOKE - Two new housing projects are on the way to Sooke that will provide 75 affordable rental homes for people with low to moderate incomes, along with 33 supportive homes for people experiencing homelessness in the community.

February 11, 2021

Two new supportive housing projects proposed in Vancouver

VANCOUVER - The Province, in partnership with the City of Vancouver and the federal government, is proposing two new permanent supportive housing developments that, if approved, would deliver approximately 230 new homes for people.

February 10, 2021

Travelodge residents to transition to housing by end of year

VICTORIA - The Province has extended the lease of the Travelodge until Dec. 31, 2021, in order to ensure its residents are not displaced onto the street or nearby parks.