affordable housing

Housing affordability has become a top issue for Canadians as housing prices continue to climb. (Black Press file photo)

CANADA VOTES 2021: How will the parties make housing more affordable?

Housing prices have skyrocketed during the pandemic

 

City of Duncan says public will have opportunities to provide input into the Duncan Manor renewal project before any final decisions are made. (File photo)

Public will have say on Duncan Manor project, says City of Duncan

Development application expected later this month

 

Workers fit modular pieces in place as work began on July 15 on a 32-unit affordable housing project near Boys Road that is a partnership between Cowichan Tribes and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

Cowichan Tribes begins work on its large housing complex

Affordable Housing project will see 32 new units constructed

 

B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson with Premier John Horgan after the budget speech Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. home owner grant won’t be altered, despite expert advice

Tax break for residences worth up to $1.6 million too popular

B.C. Finance Minister Selina Robinson with Premier John Horgan after the budget speech Tuesday, April 20, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The province has come through with funding for Duncan Manor’s renewal project. (File photo)

Funding comes through for Duncan Manor’s renewal project

Money will come from the province’s Community Housing Fund

The province has come through with funding for Duncan Manor’s renewal project. (File photo)
North Cowichan’s council voted against downzoning a 21.5-acre property at 9090 Trans Canada Highway in Chemainus that would have stopped a planned mobile-home park development there. (File photo)

Affordable housing crisis wins the day for modular-home park project

North Cowichan council voted 4-3 against preventing project to proceed

North Cowichan’s council voted against downzoning a 21.5-acre property at 9090 Trans Canada Highway in Chemainus that would have stopped a planned mobile-home park development there. (File photo)
Workers begin construction of a new $8.3 million housing project, a partnership between Cowichan Tribes and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, that will provide 32 new affordable housing units. (Submitted photo)

Cowichan Tribes partners with Ottawa for 32 new affordable housing units

$8.3-million project will provide 32 new affordable housing units

Workers begin construction of a new $8.3 million housing project, a partnership between Cowichan Tribes and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, that will provide 32 new affordable housing units. (Submitted photo)
Crews work to clear the lot at the southeast corner of Renfrew Street and King George in Lake Cowichan. Town planner says upwards of 172 new housing units will be required at the Lake by 2025. (Kathryn Swan photo)

Lake Cowichan council at odds with CVRD’s housing needs assessment

Data featured ‘significant errors and unsupportable conclusions’

Crews work to clear the lot at the southeast corner of Renfrew Street and King George in Lake Cowichan. Town planner says upwards of 172 new housing units will be required at the Lake by 2025. (Kathryn Swan photo)
B.C. Attorney General David Eby, Minister Responsible for Housing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

B.C. announces $2B for affordable, middle-income family home projects

HousingHub financing to encourage more developers, groups – with low-interest loans – to build affordable homes

B.C. Attorney General David Eby, Minister Responsible for Housing. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Don Beldessi, co-chairman of the Cowichan Lake Elder Care Society, said construction on the new Lakewood Manor could begin within a year. (File photo)

New affordable-housing project for seniors in Lake Cowichan inches forward

Construction of Lakewood Manor expected to begin within a year

Don Beldessi, co-chairman of the Cowichan Lake Elder Care Society, said construction on the new Lakewood Manor could begin within a year. (File photo)
BC Housing is looking for the public’s input on many aspects of the supportive housing project that it is constructing on White Road in Duncan, including the exterior design of the building. Pictured is a graphic of one of the designs under consideration. (Courtesy of BC Housing)

BC Housing looks for public input on Duncan supportive housing project

50-unit building planned for White Road in Duncan

BC Housing is looking for the public’s input on many aspects of the supportive housing project that it is constructing on White Road in Duncan, including the exterior design of the building. Pictured is a graphic of one of the designs under consideration. (Courtesy of BC Housing)
This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

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

‘We have the track record that this works’

This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
A new 36-unit affordable housing project will be constructed on the site of the old St. John the Evangelist Anglican church on Buller Street in Ladysmith. (File photo)

CVRD’s affordable housing service invests in first project

36-unit building in Ladysmith will cost $10.3 million

  • Mar 6, 2020
A new 36-unit affordable housing project will be constructed on the site of the old St. John the Evangelist Anglican church on Buller Street in Ladysmith. (File photo)
B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

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

City halls will be required to provide housing needs assessment

B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson, Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announce new rent restrictions at the B.C. legislature, Oct. 26, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. to give renters a break on deposits, rent increases

Short-term lease loophole to be closed, Selina Robinson says

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson, Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announce new rent restrictions at the B.C. legislature, Oct. 26, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)