British Columbia - Housing

The goal of Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (CHODARR) is to improve health and social welfare research and advocacy by providing academic and community-based health...
Keywords: Health, health research, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Indigenous, Mental Health, social justice, social welfare research, Women, British Columbia
From the Carnegie Community Action Project Only 6 out of 42 rooms at the American Hotel will rent for $400 a month (for 10 years). Remaining rooms will rent for whatever the owner can get – possibly...
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia
A new study by the Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) says that seniors on basic pensions and people on welfare can only afford 12% of the privately owned SRO hotel rooms in the Downtown...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
Despite many recent announcements from the provincial government (over 100 housing-related news releases in the last year), BC continues to face a serious lack of affordable housing. CCPA and SPARC...
Keywords: Government Policy, Housing, British Columbia
The social housing units at the Olympic village are still empty while many residents of the market housing have already moved in. This is just the most recent problem with the promised social housing...
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia
The Downtown Eastside Neighborhood Council is a representative group of downtown eastside residents who advocate for the needs, interests, and aspirations of our neighbourhood. Issues include First...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Indigenous, Panhandling, Poorbashing, British Columbia
The City of Prince George's directory of advocacy services.
Keywords: advocacy directory, Debt and Consumer Law, Disability, Homelessness, Housing, Legal Aid, Tenants' Rights, Unemployment, Violence, Welfare, British Columbia
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
The Greater Vancouver Shelter Society has an updated directory of shelters across the Lower Mainland, as well as documents, fact sheets, and community plans related to homelessness and shelters.
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, shelter directory, shelter list, British Columbia
Over the last month thousands of activists and various organizations and campaigns have called for an end to homelessness and a increase in social housing. The Red Tent Campaign handed out hundreds...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
Renovated Golden Crown Hotel must allow kicked out tenant to move back in.
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
A coalition of housing activists are handing out red tents on the streets of Vancouver to pressure the federal government to create a housing strategy. The Red Tent Campaign plans to hand out over...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
Vancouver's oldest social housing complex, Little Mountain is now being demolished. Little Mountain was built in the early 1950's to house the families of homeless and underhoused veterns. In 2008,...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
As Vancouver comes closer to hosting the Olympics, more residents of Vancouver are becoming victims of Olympic-related evictions. Last week the residents of a Downtown Eastside hotel were given...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, British Columbia
This resource guide put out by TRAC is useful for tenants who are renting condos. It lays out the roles and responsibilities of tenants and landlords in strata properties. (Updated 2012 version)
Keywords: Housing, strata, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia
In October 2008, the BC Supreme Court struck down Victoria's bylaw banning people from erecting tents or other structures in city parks. The judge ruled that due to the lack of housing and shelter,...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Human Rights, British Columbia
Thousands of people marched to demand government action on affordable housing and homelessness in Vancouver and across BC on Saturday. The march was organized by the Citywide Housing Coalition, a...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia
In February, the Victoria Times Colonist published a seven part series about the Indigenous housing crisis on the West Coast. The series exposed the poorly constructed houses, overcrowding, mold and...
Keywords: Housing, Indigenous, British Columbia
TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre is an educational charity that provides information about residential tenancy law in BC. They have a newly redesigned website that has information and...
Keywords: Housing, Tenants' Rights, British Columbia