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Maple Ridge News - August 20, 2018

An advocate for the homeless is tossing her hat into the ring for Maple Ridge council this fall.

 
Castanet.net - August 18, 2018

Housing affordability is the biggest challenge facing people in B.C. every day.

 
e-know.net - August 17, 2018

The Government of British Columbia earlier this month launched the Building BC: Supportive Housing Fund.

 
The Tyee - August 16, 2018

Public health community calls for new approach to tent cities.

 
bcnpha - August 16, 2018

Through the Regional Housing First Program (“RHFP”), this Request For Proposal (“RFP”) is issued by the Capital Regional District (“CRD”), Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) and BC Housing Management Commission (“BC Housing”) to non-profit housing societies, the private sector and other community groups interested in creating new affordable rental housing units for low to moderate households, and housing units to address the needs of people experiencing homelessness within the Capital Region. 

 
The Province - August 16, 2018

One of the most important steps yet to be taken toward a society which fully respects the dignity of its citizens is the codification of a reasonable standard of living as an enforceable (and enforced) right.

 
Salmon Arm Observer - August 15, 2018

Society to explore housing projects for low-income families and disabled people.

 
Canadian Parvasi - August 15, 2018

The federal Liberal government needs to make good on its promise to declare housing a “fundamental human right” under Canadian law as part of its forthcoming national housing strategy, advocates for affordable housing said Tuesday.

 
Indigenous Lands & Resources Today - August 14, 2018

Youth homelessness is a significant rights issue that needs to be addressed through a provincial plan to end youth homelessness that ensures every youth has a way home. 

 
 
Analysis
 
Yahoo Finance - August 17, 2018

Rental rates are soaring in half of Canada's largest cities, according to new data from PadMapper.

 
The Loop - August 16, 2018

A new campaign by VETS Canada aimed at helping homeless and in-crisis veterans across Canada has officially launched.

 
Prince George Daily News - August 16, 2018

On April 18 Prince George took part in a nationally coordinated effort, led by the Government of Canada’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy, to measure homelessness in Canada. 

 
 
New Housing
 
Vancouver - Daily Hive - August 15, 2018

A temporary modular housing project proposed by city staff for Larwill Park in downtown Vancouver has been approved by the City’s Development Permit Board.

 
The Georgia Straight - August 15, 2018

Following a court order, a four-storey rental building will be developed at the corner of West 62nd Avenue and Columbia Street.

 
 
Lived Experience
 
Thestar.com - August 14, 2018

Meagan Dyer moved to Vancouver from Nanaimo five years ago. The 29-year old thought she would be getting ready to buy her first home by now.

 
 

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