affordable housing

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.”

City of Victoria approves affordable housing project at former Tally-Ho Motel site

A development by Cool Aid will see 157 rental units, a daycare and more

Greater Victoria is a tough market, even for former homeowners

Seniors often squeezed out of the housing market due to limited income

What is ‘affordable housing?’

Province aims to offer more affordable housing options to people, but the definition is complex

B.C. to give municipalities final say over rental zoning

City halls will be required to provide housing needs assessment

Victoria housing advocates applaud province’s move to protect tenants

Law has not kept pace with the changing housing market: Premier John Horgan

EDITORIAL: Project planning a balancing act for councils

Neighbourhood input can sometimes derail good projects

  • Mar 7, 2018

Editorial: The $1.6-billion question — is the 2018 housing budget enough?

After decades of bad practises, the real estate market must recover before it thrives.

  • Feb 23, 2018