The rent freeze was originally instated in March.
"With this, we'll be able to take on some new projects and expedite some of the existing ones," said CRD Board Chair Colin Plant.
One in Sooke, one in White Rock!
As of the end of September.
Two properties will house newly arrived refugees.
Through two new housing developments.
Plus brand new vehicles and cold hard cash!
Rent will range from $375 to $1,250 per month depending on income.
And it could all be yours 😍
Residents will start moving into these units in mid-August.
The province will provide $128 million in funding.
These will be a mix of affordable housing options, and supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness
Three commercial units are being converted for housing purposes.
The completed project will add 100 affordable homes to the community
The Campbell River property was purchased for nearly $1 million
The freeze on evictions for non-payment of rent also remains in place, but evictions for other reasons will be allowed later this month
Two sites were purchased for a total of $1.6 million
At a cost of around $18.5 million
Residents will start moving in on Friday, May 15
The association says the current $300-$500 offered is too low.
Funds will be sent directly to landlords within seven days of applying
One of the tenants is a healthcare worker at Royal Jubilee; the other is a disabled woman with COVID-19 symptoms told to be in quarantine
Four storeys are for commercial and office use, and the remaining 16 will be for the hotel
The city is the sixth most expensive city for rentals in the country
Average rent for a one-bedroom in Victoria in 2019 hit $1,935
Starting at $375/month for low income seniors
Located above a new fire hall at 1025 Johnson St.
It’ll also be the future home of the Esquimalt Legion
Can you guess who ranked #1?
For families and pregnant women who need a place to stay while accessing adjacent North Island Hospital
Saving up for retirement? Or maybe a new vehicle? 🤔
Up from 6th place just a few months ago
Equal to the province's annual rate of inflation
The building will feature affordable “micro-suites”.
And it comes with 2019 Audi! 😍
1,500 units are planned for construction.
The units are intended for people with low incomes.
Approximate projected rent is $1,300/month for one-bedroom units
Or take your pick of 7 other amazing grand prizes!
Rental vacancy rates saw a slight increase of 0.3% in 2018
You could also win a Tesla, travel packages and more!
Are you feeling lucky? 🍀
There's also vehicles and cold hard cash up for grabs!
Can you guess which city is #1? Hint: It's not Vancouver or Toronto
The housing supports asylum claimants and migrants.
Most people paying the tax are foreign owners, satellite families, and Canadians living outside B.C.
Living in a lakeside condo is one of them!
#7: Pre-qualifying is a thing!
The grand prize also includes $700,000 cash!
Rents start at $862/month