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Mon Feb 11 21:00:06 UTC 2019

Province opening more winter shelter spaces in Kelowna

KELOWNA – Responding to the extreme cold weather conditions, the Province is funding 20 new shelter spaces so people experiencing homelessness will have a warm place to stay.

Mon Feb 11 17:00:30 UTC 2019

New housing for families, individuals opens in Langford

LANGFORD – Families and single people with low to moderate incomes will benefit from a new 132-unit affordable housing development just completed in Langford.

Fri Feb 08 21:03:25 UTC 2019

Affordable homes in the works for Revelstoke

REVELSTOKE – In response to Revelstoke’s need for more affordable housing for people, the Province has purchased a 1.21-hectare (three-acre) school property.

Fri Feb 08 19:00:32 UTC 2019

New supportive homes now open in Smithers

SMITHERS – Dozens of people experiencing homelessness are about to have access to safe and secure homes with the opening of Goodacre Place, a 24-unit supportive housing project that also includes space for emergency short-term beds.

Fri Feb 08 18:24:57 UTC 2019

New affordable rental homes on the way for seniors in Mission

MISSION – More than 70 affordable rental apartments and a new seniors’ community centre will help Mission seniors live independently and continue to enjoy life in their community.

Wed Feb 06 21:00:12 UTC 2019

More supports for women and children leaving violence in Kelowna

KELOWNA – Women and children leaving violence in interior B.C. will soon have more safe places to regroup, recover and begin rebuilding their lives.

Tue Feb 05 17:30:29 UTC 2019

The Aboriginal Housing Management Association and BC Housing renew the Indigenous Social Housing Management Agreement

West Vancouver – The Indigenous Social Housing Management Agreement (ISHMA) was officially signed this morning by the Aboriginal Housing Management Association’s President, Gary Wilson and Chief Executive Officer of BC Housing, Shayne Ramsay.

Mon Feb 04 22:45:55 UTC 2019

Supportive homes and stability for people in need in Vancouver

VANCOUVER – People experiencing homelessness will now have access to more supportive homes and a unique opportunity to learn new skills through a community gardening program.

Mon Feb 04 21:13:57 UTC 2019

New housing for Indigenous families on the way in Colwood

COLWOOD – A partnership between the Province, Indigenous housing partners and the City of Colwood will soon provide more than 120 new, affordable rental homes for Indigenous families in the area.

Fri Feb 01 21:05:07 UTC 2019

Province partners with East Kootenay area bands to improve housing

Shuswap Indian Band, Tobacco Plains Indian Band and ʔaq̓am Community are working with BC Housing on a new project to improve the quality of on-reserve homes in the East Kootenay area.