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

 

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

 

Cheam View United Church in Chilliwack seen on June 9, 2021. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)
Cheam View United Church in Chilliwack seen on June 9, 2021. Construction is expected to start soon on 74 new rental homes on the site funded by the provincial government’s Community Housing Fund. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress)

Provincial Community Housing Fund bringing 74 affordable rental units to downtown Chilliwack

Homes are for seniors, people with mobility challenges, and families with low to moderate incomes

 

Pete Ryan carving in front of Hope District Hall, District of Hope. (Barry Stewart/Hope Standard)

Hope council pens letter of support for supportive housing plan

Housing would be made available for adults with cognitive disabilities

Pete Ryan carving in front of Hope District Hall, District of Hope. (Barry Stewart/Hope Standard)
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
British Columbia Attorney General David Eby. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Attorney General covers housing, homelessness and justice reform in Surrey Zoom

‘I think it would be really great to hold some sessions in Surrey,’ Eby says of legislative assembly

British Columbia Attorney General David Eby. (Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)
VanVlack family of Whalley has been evicted from their townhouse after neighbour complained about special needs child making too much noise. (Submitted photo)

Whalley family evicted, says neighbour complained child with special needs is too noisy

Tenants advocacy group staged rally Wednesday on behalf of family of six

VanVlack family of Whalley has been evicted from their townhouse after neighbour complained about special needs child making too much noise. (Submitted photo)
Renderings for the proposed mixed-use affordable housing proposal for seniors and youth on Yale Road east on the site of the former Paramount Theatre. (City of Chilliwack)

Affordable housing in Chilliwack targets under-served seniors and youth

Proposal for mixed-use affordable housing in DT Chilliwack; goes to public hearing Nov. 17

Renderings for the proposed mixed-use affordable housing proposal for seniors and youth on Yale Road east on the site of the former Paramount Theatre. (City of Chilliwack)
Housing on Chilliwack Mountain near the Fraser River. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Housing needs of Chilliwack are the focus of new survey

City of Chilliwack is gathering information about housing needs of residents now and down the line

Housing on Chilliwack Mountain near the Fraser River. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
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)