Advocacy & Initiatives Analysis New Housing Lived Experience
Advocacy & Initiatives
Thestar.com - July 24, 2018

A Burnaby city councillor is promising that future development in Metrotown will include space for moderate- and low-income renters through the use of a new policy tool called rental-only zoning.

AM 1150 - iHeartRadio.ca - July 24, 2018

The City of West Kelowna and Westbank First Nation have partnered up for a point-in-time count for the Westside.

Sooke Pocket News - July 24, 2018

The Capital Regional District (CRD), in partnership with the Community Social Planning Council (CSPC) and the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness, announced today the key findings of Everyone Counts: 2018 Greater Victoria Point-in-Time (PiT) Count.

The Province - July 24, 2018

Burnaby will be the first city in the province to implement B.C.’s new rental-zoning law, Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan said Tuesday.

bcnpha - July 24, 2018

After a comprehensive recruitment process, BC Non-Profit Housing Association is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Jill Atkey as Chief Executive Officer.

Vancouver - Daily Hive - July 24, 2018

Direct municipal government involvement with the planning of the Jericho Lands redevelopment in the Vancouver Westside has been given the green light.

Vernon Morning Star - July 24, 2018

Partners in Action, part of the Social Planning Council of the North Okanagan, conducted a summer census and survey project on July 18 and 19, similar to ones conducted in the fall of 2017.

Salmon Arm Observer - July 23, 2018

The City of Salmon Arm has established an affordable housing reserve to be prepared should a public-private partnership opportunity arise.

My Comoxvalley Now - July 19, 2018

Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness coordinator Andrea Cupelli said homelessness has “worsened” in the valley.

The Province - July 18, 2018

Most carriage homes, secondary suites and investment properties could not be offered as short-term rentals under proposed restrictions endorsed by Kelowna city council.

Real Estate Professional - July 18, 2018

The delivery of new rental housing in Vancouver is at levels not seen in 40 years and non-market housing delivery was last at current levels in the early 1980s.

Western Investor - July 24, 2018

Demand for modular homes is booming in B.C. as first-time homebuyers and downsizers increasingly embrace this affordable construction method. 

The Tyee - July 19, 2018

Vancouver’s mayor and council recently approved the Making Room Housing Program, a push intended to quickly and pervasively introduce more affordable housing opportunities.

Vancouver Sun - July 19, 2018

The varying pronouncements about Canada’s housing markets in mid-July suggest that there isn’t per se a single housing market, but instead a collection of local markets where prices and sale volumes adjust to local variations in housing demand and supply, sometimes in response to institutional interventions.

Thestar.com - July 22, 2018

As more tourists flock to Haida Gwaii off the northern coast of British Columbia, the remote archipelago’s largest village is facing an unusual problem.

Vancouver Courier - July 18, 2018

A Downtown Eastside man who died of AIDS-related complications in 2003 and a Japanese word for sister inspired the names of two of Vancouver’s temporary modular housing complexes.

New Housing
Times Colonist - July 24, 2018

The $250-million Nigel Valley proposal that would permit social agencies to redevelop outdated buildings and add housing on nine acres near Uptown in Saanich is heading to public hearing this fall.

Chilliwack Progress - July 24, 2018

Downtown Chilliwack could see a new affordable housing project for seniors rising out of the ashes of the old Paramount Theatre location.

Vancouver Courier - July 24, 2018

What began as a debate at city hall Tuesday about a proposed 400-foot tower intruding on views of the North Shore mountains turned into a political battle over the need for rental housing.

CBCnews British Columbia - July 23, 2018

The saga of North Vancouver District's Emery Village housing development is nearing its end as it heads for approval, with the project up for fourth and final reading at council on Monday evening.

BCLocalNews.com - July 21, 2018

B.C. Housing has found a new location to develop a 62-unit housing project in Penticton for residents who are either experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

Vancouver - Daily Hive - July 18, 2018

A minor residential project approved by Vancouver City Council on Tuesday evening is drawing attention for its unique co-housing model.

Oak Bay News - July 18, 2018

Proposals for affordable housing and an underground parkade in Central Park, near the proposed Crystal Pool and Wellness Centre, are being dropped and potentially moved to a parking lot that serves Royal Athletic Park (RAP).

Vancouver Courier - July 18, 2018

Council unanimously approved a six-storey, 48-unit rental project on three lots where West Sixth Street meets Chesterfield Avenue on July 9.

Lived Experience
The Province - July 23, 2018

Report calls for more drug treatment and recovery for "under-served" groups: mothers and their children, people from other cultures, the LGBT2Q+ community, and prisoners.


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