homeless housing

Tiny homes could help Cowichan’s housing issues, says housing official

John Horn says homeless need shelter with winter coming

 

Victoria council to discuss using Royal Athletic Park for sheltering again

North Park Neighbourhood Association wants to see a distributed approach to sheltering in city parks

 

Victoria city council requests bylaw restricting temporary shelter size, distance from parks and schools

Council carries motions on temporary sheltering after hours-long committee meeting

 

CRD committee rejects plea to revisit temporary shelter proposal for Oak Bay Lodge

Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps’ request to find creative way to make it work finds little support

Editorial: Housing continuity for Island’s homeless just makes sense

Doing this in a seamless manner is the best answer

  • Aug 28, 2020

‘I’ve fallen through the cracks’: Victoria woman calls herself new face of homelessness

Tonya Alton has had to move almost ten times since a ‘wrongful eviction’ in March

Victoria tells newcomers to move to the back of the housing line

Victoria council recommends prioritizing housing for people in the area for at least a year

Stop passing the buck on tent camps, Horgan tells municipalities

Victoria, other cities advised to enforce their own bylaws

OPINION: Homeless housing comes with a price

Public risk outweighs any short-term benefits, real problem overlooked

CRD explores option to use Oak Bay Lodge for people who are homeless

Motion asks staff to work with BC Housing, Island Health on possibilities

Restaurant to be converted into housing for people experiencing homelessness

BC Housing buys popular Campbell River eatery for $985,000 to serve as bridge housing

Petition demands Victoria ‘save Beacon Hill Park’

Residents ask City do something to house those camping in Beacon Hill Park

Third shipping container home for the homeless arrives in Courtenay

Third of four unveiled at Maple Pool Campground

Fire destroys tent in Victoria’s Centennial Square

A bus driver stopped to assist with the blaze before fire crews arrived

Editorial: What comes next for the homeless?

We hope there is a plan in the works to make this housing-for-all push more permanent.

  • Jun 7, 2020

‘Seven baths in two days’: Homeless adjusting to life in hotels

Victoria passes motion to allow camping 24-7 in parks until June 25

Safe consumption plays critical part in Victoria’s temporary homeless shelters

So far, four hotels have been secured, along with 50 spots in the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

Victoria buys affordabe housing properties for almost $10 million

Pandora site is a ‘long-term investment’ as part of plan to address housing issues

Evicted Victoria couple return to Travelodge rent-free

Couple says BC Housing helped get them back into hotel