British Columbia - Housing

The Anti-Poverty Committee and their supporters have launched a housing campaign to force all levels of government to deal with the growing homelessness crisis in Vancouver. Over the past month, APC...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia
On the National Day to End Homelessness, the Victoria Ad Hoc Committee to End Homelessness and the Community Solidarity Coalition helped support a squat in an abandoned building in downtown Victoria...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia
The Save Low Income Housing Coalition (SLIHC) is a coalition working to save low-income housing units in the Greater Vancouver Area and to raise the rates of shelter allowance for income assistance...
Keywords: Homelessness, Housing, Organizing, British Columbia
Closure of a residential hotel in Vancouver's downtown eastside causes criticism. The hotel was closed as a result of its failure to adhere to fire saftey regulations. However, the fact that it was...
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia
Police threaten to close down three rooming hotels on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.(Link removed - No longer exists) The reasons behind the closures are the misconduct of the hotels' management and...
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia
Recent municipal elections sparked a housing forum in Penticton, BC. It was attended by at least 150 people and all candidates and all running for Mayor attended to give their viewpoints. The...
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia
The provincial government is playing a shell game with social housing in BC, diverting $89 million in federal funds earmarked for new social housing into assisted living spaces in the health care...
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia
"The intention of this booklet is to give voice and strength to the many people living in BC’s Capital Region who are living on low income. Many have shared very personal stories of their housing...
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia
The Prince George Housing Coalition has published a booklet about housing in Prince George, British Columbia. It's full of stories from youth, single adults, families and seniors and was researched...
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia
To check out events in your community, go to the BC Housing website.
Keywords: Housing, British Columbia
The United Native Nations Society has written to Moe Sihota, the {then] minister in charge of BC's welfare system and housing, asking for changes that will improve the housing situation of urban and...
Keywords: Housing, Indigenous, British Columbia