affordable housing

Two affordable housing projects opening this month in Nanaimo

57 apartments for seniors opening on Mill Street, 28 townhomes opening on Uplands Drive

 

Affordable rentals coming to Port Alberni

Construction is expected to start in September and homes are expected to open in Fall 2021

 

A hidden homeless scenario: The search for safe housing for youth

Part three in a series on youth homelessness in Greater Victoria

  • Aug 23, 2020

 

Gaps in the system: Youth cope with homelessness on Vancouver Island

Four-part series will look at youth homelessness

  • Aug 10, 2020

Province providing financing to help get apartments built in Nanaimo’s Wellington area

120 apartments on Ledgerwood Road intended to be affordable for ‘middle-income’ households

100 supportive housing units to be built in Duncan, N. Cowichan

‘We have the track record that this works’

Employees feel ‘backstabbed’ after hotel sold to province to house homeless

Province purchased Comfort Inn Hotel to provide shelter to people living on Pandora, Topaz Park

Province buys Victoria hotel to be used as affordable housing for homeless

B.C. government spent $18.5 million on Comfort Inn Hotel, at 3020 Blanshard St.

New Victoria development to feature 104 guaranteed below-market homes

Chard Development’s Cook Street Plaza will create 211 new residences total

Cowichan’s new affordable housing tax re-invested into its first project

36-unit building in Ladysmith will cost $10.3 million

  • Mar 9, 2020

Nanaimo’s average rent continues to climb, report shows

Average rent for a one-bedroom apartment has increased by 38 per cent since 2014

More than 100 illegal short-term rental suites listed in Esquimalt

The Township works on a complaint-based system to pursue bylaw breakers

Unrelated occupancy limits creating divisions in Saanich

Gordon Head Residents’ Association wants to see conditions to hold landlords accountable

Editorial: Affordable housing is no longer affordable

Province needs to reset what affordable means to today’s families

New rental housing project in Courtenay to help mid-income earners

Partnership providing affordable rentals for those making between $48,000 and $74,000

  • Feb 4, 2020

Victoria councillor calls for more affordable housing options for artists

Coun. Jeremy Loveday wants Victoria to utilize current policies to help local artists

Ucluelet approves RVs as temporary housing solution for fish plant workers

“We are hoping for the best. Everybody has to support each other here.”

Victoria mandates 20 per cent of large new housing developments be affordable

After years of back and forth, inclusionary housing policy will be ratified in two weeks

Ucluelet council allows RV’s to be seasonal housing

“While providing 3 seasonal workers accommodation doesn’t solve our housing challenges, it’s a start.”