The Government of British Columbia is beefing up protection for renters by closing a loophole that some landlords used to seek inflated and unfair increases in hot rental markets.
People struggling to find an affordable place to live in the Columbia Basin region will have access to new affordable rental housing, thanks to a partnership announced today between the B.C. government and the Columbia Basin Trust.
The temporary shelter, Choices, will continue to provide housing for people in need until spring 2018.
In response to community concerns, BC Housing will issue a request for proposals (RFP) to invite qualified non-profit societies to submit proposals to operate a proposed new supportive housing project.
The Province and the City of Kelowna are working together to provide individuals experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness with access to more supportive housing and shelter spaces.
People struggling with homelessness in Parksville now have access to nightly shelter spaces during the cold and wet winter months.
Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in recognition of National Housing Day:
Community meetings for British Columbia’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy will kick off in Victoria on Monday, Nov. 27, 2017.
People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Prince Rupert, Terrace and Vernon will soon have access to supportive housing as part of the Province’s new modular-housing program, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Selina Robinson announced today.
People struggling with homelessness in Terrace will soon have access to new supportive housing thanks to a partnership between the B.C. government and the City of Terrace to develop a new modular-housing project in the community.
People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Vernon will soon have access to supportive housing thanks to a partnership between the Province of B.C. and the City of Vernon to develop two new modular-housing projects in the community.
Vulnerable women living on the street in the Downtown Eastside will continue to receive year-round support from the WISH Drop-In Centre Society thanks to an increase in operating funding from the B.C. government.
Vulnerable people experiencing homelessness will now have access to additional safe shelter spaces during the cold winter months and times of extreme weather in communities around British Columbia.
Supporting student and staff safety is a top priority for this government. Today's seismic upgrade announcement means more than 850 students and staff at two Surrey elementary schools will be safe in the event of an earthquake. The government has committed over $522 million over three years for seismic upgrades, as part of an accelerated process to ensure the seismic safety of BC schools. Learn More: https://news.gov.bc.ca/16066
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