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News for 2018

Wed Jun 20 17:20:12 UTC 2018

Province provides better housing as city closes Regent Hotel

VANCOUVER – The Government of British Columbia is working with the City of Vancouver to move people living at the Regent Hotel into safer, more secure accommodations.

Tue Jun 19 15:00:12 UTC 2018

New temporary housing for Surrey’s most vulnerable

SURREY – The Province and the City of Surrey have partnered to respond to an urgent need for housing assistance in the community.

Mon Jun 18 17:30:12 UTC 2018

Province opens the door to housing investment on reserves

PRINCE GEORGE – British Columbia is becoming the first province in Canada to invest provincial housing funds into on-reserve housing.

Fri Jun 15 20:45:12 UTC 2018

New affordable rental housing on the way in Terrace

TERRACE – People in need of affordable rental housing in Terrace, including families and seniors, will soon have more housing options, with construction underway on 45 much-needed rental homes.

Fri Jun 15 17:30:12 UTC 2018

Affordable Homes for Indigenous People Open in Nanaimo

NANAIMO - Indigenous people in Nanaimo now have access to new affordable rental homes resulting from a partnership between the governments of Canada and British Columbia, Nanaimo Aboriginal Centre, City of Nanaimo and the Regional District of Nanaimo.

Fri Jun 01 16:45:12 UTC 2018

Supportive housing under construction in Kelowna

KELOWNA – The Province is starting construction on 46 units of modular housing with 24/7 support services, which means people who are homeless in Kelowna will have access to secure housing before the cold weather returns.

Fri May 25 22:00:33 UTC 2018

New affordable rentals under construction in Creston

CRESTON – The Government of British Columbia is partnering with the Kootenay Region Association for Community Living and the Columbia Basin Trust to build and manage nine new affordable rental units in Creston designed for low-income adults who have disabilities.

Fri May 25 19:55:56 UTC 2018

Injunction enables construction of Maple Ridge supportive housing

MAPLE RIDGE – BC Housing and the Provincial Rental Housing Corporation have been granted an injunction by the B.C. Supreme Court, to prevent protestors from blocking construction of 55 new supportive homes for homeless people in Maple Ridge.

Fri May 25 17:15:11 UTC 2018

Province invests in new homes for women fleeing violence

VANCOUVER – More women and children fleeing violence will have a safe and secure place to go, as the Government of British Columbia builds 1,500 new supportive homes throughout the province.

Fri May 18 23:46:50 UTC 2018

Affordable rental homes under construction in Courtenay

COURTENAY – The Government of British Columbia is partnering with M’akola Housing Society and Wachiay Friendship Centre Society to build 35 affordable, supportive homes for people who are at risk of homelessness, including Indigenous peoples, in Courtenay.