"It's simply not sustainable for renters, many of whom are on fixed incomes, to see their rent increase by more than inflation each and every year"
The task force recommends changing 2019's rent cap from 4.5% to 2.5%
Saanich also allows temporary overnight sheltering in 102 Saanich parks
The campground, which usually welcomes campers year-round, has not announced when it will reopen.
We live in one of the only 3 renter-dominant cities in Canada
The shelter is being opened in response to urgent need
The project has been allocated a $21.1 million fund
The estimated completion date is early 2020.
It's pet friendly...and that's where the positive points end 😬
2,500 housing units will be constructed over 10 years
There are just a few conditions...
Monthly rental rates are expected to range between $706 (studio) and $1,147 (two bedroom).
...and it's up for rent! 😲
They've gone up nearly 15 per cent in the last three years.
1,700 animals are separated from their families each year in B.C.
Experience the cultures of the world from your own home!
New compensations will take effect this Wednesday, June 6.
“Women fleeing abuse need a safe and welcoming place to go, where they can find comfort and security to heal,” said Premier John Horgan
Residents of social housing at 844 Johnson Street won a huge legal battle
The new amendments will hopefully curb 'renovictions'
It'll fund the construction of 1,000 affordable units and 400 shelter-rate units
Total rental demand within the CRD is estimated to reach 34,167 units by 2038
The proposed modular housing will support people experiencing homelessness
The wage has risen almost $0.50/hr since 2017
Do you have some unwelcome roommates? 🐀
The latest in a series of efforts to fix BC's housing crisis
Ground has been broken on 82 much-needed rental homes for families, seniors and people with disabilities
It will cost them $1.9 billion over the next 10 years
Pending municipal approvals, construction on the 800 block of Hillside Avenue is anticipated to be completed by March 2019.
Construction is scheduled for completion by early 2020
"Our laws haven't kept up with the changing housing market, and that has left both renters and landlords vulnerable," says Premier Horgan.
These suites are currently illegal in Saanich
No surprises there
Guess how much each of these new units is going to cost renters...
School's out, and affordable housing is in!
One of the Westshore's most anticipated real estate projects looks like it's finally getting underway.
And it's got everything you could possibly want in a house! 😍
The proposal includes the construction of 350 residential units alongside commercial buildings.
According to the latest price charts, the house would cost approximately 137 Bitcoin.
This could mean some relief for renters on a budget.
The facility will close once the former Tally Ho building is ready for occupancy.
One tenant and his neighbours reportedly faced rent hikes of up to 73%.
The NHS is the first of its kind and aims to reduce chronic homelessness by 50% 🏠
The project was a partnership between Threshold Housing Society and the Greater Victoria Housing Society.
The B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU) highlights speculative investment as one of the main causes of rising real estate prices in the province.
Would you pay that price to live in Oak Bay? 👀
The city of Victoria may soon be getting a new affordable housing building.
If passed, new rules will apply to both new and existing tenancy agreements.
The project would be able to house up to 93 people, in 78 units of supportive housing.