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Thursday, November 16, 2023 10:15 AM
Homeowners and builders will soon be able to develop new housing quicker and with less cost as the Province works to create new standardized designs for small-scale, multi-unit homes, such as townhomes, triplexes and laneway homes.
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 1:50 PM
Building more homes near transit hubs is the focus of new proposed legislation aimed at speeding up the delivery of homes and encouraging more communities near the transit, services and amenities that make life better for people.
Tuesday, October 17, 2023 1:00 PM
More low-income housing will soon be available to people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) as the Province, through BC Housing, has purchased the 48-unit Keefer Rooms apartment building.
Monday, October 16, 2023 10:08 AM
Turning short-term rentals into homes for people is at the core of newly introduced legislation to regulate the rapidly expanding short-term rental market.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023 11:15 AM
More new homes for people will be approved faster as the Province works with partners to develop a new digital building permit tool.
Friday, September 22, 2023 11:48 AM
A new provincial funding commitment of $61 million will support local governments building capacity to meet new housing-density initiatives, including the implementation of anticipated changes to development approval processes, planning and zoning, such as small-scale multi-unit housing.
Monday, September 18, 2023 9:27 AM
New measures are coming to B.C. that will help create more housing as the Province speeds up permitting and helps build more secondary suites for rent.
Monday, September 11, 2023 9:48 AM
For the second consecutive year, B.C.’s maximum allowable rent increase is being set below the inflation rate. The maximum increase for 2024 will be 3.5%.
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 1:45 PM
Residents of the Sperling Place Emergency Response Centre (ERC) will soon be moving into 43 units of new permanent supportive housing in the community.
Tuesday, July 18, 2023 9:00 AM
People experiencing homelessness in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside are moving into new temporary supportive homes, made possible through a partnership between the Province, through BC Housing, and the City of Vancouver.