homeless housing

The remaining tenting sites for the homeless in the Cowichan Valley will soon be winterized. (File photo)

Duncan tent sites for the homeless to be winterized

Only two in five sites left in active use

 

John Horn, executive director of the Cowichan Housing Association, said tiny homes could help alleviate housing issues in the Valley. (File photo)

Tiny homes could help housing issues in North Cowichan, says housing official

John Horn says homeless need shelter with winter coming

 

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

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

Doing this in a seamless manner is the best answer

  • Aug 27, 2020

 

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. (File photo)

Virtual information sessions to be held on homeless housing on White Road

BC Housing and partners to host sessions

  • Aug 10, 2020
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. (File photo)
Tent camp grows rapidly on Pandora Avenue in Victoria after drop-in centres closed due to COVID-19, March 26, 2020. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

Stop passing the buck on tent camps, Horgan tells municipalities

Victoria, other cities advised to enforce their own bylaws

Tent camp grows rapidly on Pandora Avenue in Victoria after drop-in centres closed due to COVID-19, March 26, 2020. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
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. (File photo)
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. (File photo)
The Rosebowl Restaurant closed its doors at the end of June, 2020. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror

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

The Rosebowl Restaurant closed its doors at the end of June, 2020. Photo by Marc Kitteringham - Campbell River Mirror
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)

Editorial: Give supportive housing the chance to work

Housing first is important, because it can help people to get out of survival mode

  • Jul 2, 2020
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)
Editorial: What comes next for the homeless?

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 4, 2020
Editorial: What comes next for the homeless?
John Horn, executive director of the Cowichan Housing Association, led a joint task force to find shelter for the Valley’s homeless during the COVID-19 crisis. (File photo)

Short-term plan in place for Cowichan Valley’s homeless during COVID-19 crisis

Plan calls for use of emergency shelters, motels, hotels and tent sites

John Horn, executive director of the Cowichan Housing Association, led a joint task force to find shelter for the Valley’s homeless during the COVID-19 crisis. (File photo)
Neighbours increasingly frustrated with abandoned homeless camps along Cowichan trails
Neighbours increasingly frustrated with abandoned homeless camps along Cowichan trails
A man sleeps at vacant commercial property in downtown Victoria. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

More housing, subsidies urged for B.C. poverty reduction plan

Survey respondents want family options, and ‘not just in the ‘hood’

A man sleeps at vacant commercial property in downtown Victoria. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)