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February 21, 2020

New Aiyansh, B.C. – The Nisg̱a’a Nation has entered into a memorandum of understanding with BC Housing to collaborate on the development of a residential asset management framework. NLG Chief Executive Officer Collier Azak and the Chief Administrative Officers for the Nisg̱a’a Villages of New Aiyansh, Gitwinksihlkw, Lax̱g̱alts’ap and Ging̱olx each executed the MOU that is intended to build capacity in the administration of housing and develop and share best practices in residential asset management.

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Courtesy of the Nisga'a Nation

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February 21, 2020

News from Nisg̱a’a Nation : Nisg̱a’a Nation & BC Housing Sign MOU for Developing Asset Management Capacity in the Nisg̱a’a Nation

New Aiyansh, B.C. – The Nisg̱a’a Nation has entered into a memorandum of understanding with BC Housing to collaborate on the development of a residential asset management framework.

February 7, 2020

Province supports Baptist Housing buying Inglewood Care Centre

WEST VANCOUVER – The Province is partnering with Baptist Housing and Vancouver Coastal Health on a proposal to redevelop Inglewood Care Centre, which is aging and in need of extensive renovations.

February 7, 2020

Affordable homes for seniors protected in Surrey, Kelowna, Nanaimo

VANCOUVER – The Vancouver Resource Society has partnered with the Province, through BC Housing, to purchase four senior housing facilities in Surrey, Kelowna and Nanaimo, preserving a total of 475 residential suites at affordable rental rates.

February 5, 2020

Report shows BC Housing on track in delivering new affordable homes

VICTORIA – BC Housing has released the Affordable Housing Investment Plan Report – Second Quarter 2019/20, a report prepared for the Board of Commissioners on the organization’s progress delivering new affordable homes for British Columbians.

February 3, 2020

New partnership will build homes for Courtenay families

COURTENAY - Over 50 middle-income families in Courtenay will soon have access to new, affordable rental homes in their community, as construction gets underway on a new building.

January 31, 2020

New affordable homes for families open in Kimberley

KIMBERLEY - Low-income families in Kimberley now have access to 12 new affordable homes as a result of a partnership between the Province, the Government of Canada, the Columbia Basin Trust and the Kimberley Seniors Project Society.

January 31, 2020

Affordable rental homes coming to Westbank First Nation

WESTBANK – Construction will soon begin on two housing projects that will provide 17 affordable on-nation rental homes for Members in Westbank through a partnership between the Province and Westbank First Nation (WFN).