Over 280 permanent supportive housing units to be constructed across Greater Victoria
6 locations were revealed today
City of Victoria and BC Government sign deal to enforce the closing of encampments
Encampments will end April 30th.
Victoria remains one of the most expensive places to rent a home in Canada
Here's a breakdown of what other major cities in the country ranked.
Victoria misses March deadline to house homeless despite acquiring two new buildings
Those living in encampments were supposed to be housed by the end of the month.
Langford tops list of over 150 most ‘livable places’ in Canada
While Victoria only placed 30th on the list!
BC government proposes an extended rent freeze until December 31st
The proposed changes will protect renters against evictions and extend the rent freeze until Dec 31st.
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre will reopen as temporary housing facility today
The arena will open itself to 45 people experiencing homelessness.
Province announces 75 new affordable rental homes being constructed in Sooke
Along with 33 supportive homes.
Victoria ranked 5th most expensive rental market in Canada for January
It was ranked 4th from September to January.
Province extends Victoria Travelodge housing lease to end of year
The lease has been set to expire on March 31, 2021.
The average price for a single-family home in Victoria is currently $932,000
And people are still buying them! 😳
Average monthly rent for a two-bedroom in Victoria was $2,059 last month (REPORT)
As a whole, Canada's average rent was down 7.1% last year.
Here’s how you can get double your CleanBC Better Homes rebate
More time at home = more $$ in your pocket! 🤑
Here’s how much your Vancouver Island home is worth this year: BC Assessment
You can check your assessment online!
B.C. NDP government extends freeze on rent increases until July 2021
The rent freeze was originally instated in March.
CRD will receive $13.1 million to build new affordable homes through federal initiative
"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.
You could win TWO luxury homes worth $2.9M in this year’s Millionaire Lottery (PHOTOS)
One in Sooke, one in White Rock!
Temporary housing at Victoria’s Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre will move to Paul’s Motor Inn
As of the end of September.
Oak Bay leases houses to Victoria Immigrant Refugee Centre Society
Two properties will house newly arrived refugees.
85 new affordable housing suites opening in Nanaimo this month
Through two new housing developments.
One of these 7 Dream Lottery homes could be yours (PHOTOS)
Plus brand new vehicles and cold hard cash!
Province announces construction of nearly 50 new rental housing units in Port Alberni
Rent will range from $375 to $1,250 per month depending on income.
This luxury James Bay townhome is a BC Children’s Hospital Lottery Dream prize (PHOTOS)
And it could all be yours 😍
21 new supporting housing units for at-risk Indigenous women opening in Victoria
Residents will start moving into these units in mid-August.
Province to add 800 student housing spots to University of Victoria by 2022
The province will provide $128 million in funding.
Over 300 new housing units proposed for construction in Nanaimo
These will be a mix of affordable housing options, and supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness
8 new affordable housing projects under construction in Sooke
Three commercial units are being converted for housing purposes.
First phase of Langford affordable housing project for Indigenous people is now complete
The completed project will add 100 affordable homes to the community
B.C. buys restaurant on Vancouver Island to convert into homeless shelter
The Campbell River property was purchased for nearly $1 million
B.C. extends temporary rental supplement until August 2020
The freeze on evictions for non-payment of rent also remains in place, but evictions for other reasons will be allowed later this month
Province announces 100 units of supportive housing for homeless in North Cowichan, Duncan
Two sites were purchased for a total of $1.6 million
Province buys Comfort Inn Hotel in Victoria to house homeless from Topaz, Pandora camps
At a cost of around $18.5 million
Province opens 73 new affordable rental homes in Saanich
Residents will start moving in on Friday, May 15
LandlordBC demands province double the supplement for renters amid COVID-19
The association says the current $300-$500 offered is too low.
B.C. rental supplement application is now open, new eligibility requirements outlined
Funds will be sent directly to landlords within seven days of applying
Victoria renters report landlords raising rent, issuing eviction notices amid COVID-19 pandemic
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
20-storey hotel planned for Blanshard Street block in downtown Victoria
Four storeys are for commercial and office use, and the remaining 16 will be for the hotel
Victoria’s average one-bedroom rent is up 8.6% since this time last year (REPORT)
The city is the sixth most expensive city for rentals in the country
Rent in Canada is set to increase by 3% in 2020 (REPORT)
Average rent for a one-bedroom in Victoria in 2019 hit $1,935
BC announces new affordable housing for seniors on Salt Spring Island
Starting at $375/month for low income seniors
Province announces 130 new units of mixed-income housing in downtown Victoria
Located above a new fire hall at 1025 Johnson St.
Construction of new senior living facility for veterans in Esquimalt has begun
It’ll also be the future home of the Esquimalt Legion
Canada ranked 4th best country for young people to live and work in (REPORT)
Can you guess who ranked #1?
Vancouver Island group launches $7M fundraiser to build housing facility for hospital outpatients
For families and pregnant women who need a place to stay while accessing adjacent North Island Hospital
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Victoria is now the 5th most expensive place to live in Canada (REPORT)
Up from 6th place just a few months ago
BC government caps maximum rent increase at 2.6% for 2020
Equal to the province's annual rate of inflation
New 6-storey affordable rental building coming to downtown Victoria
The building will feature affordable “micro-suites”.
This luxury James Bay townhome is a BC Children’s Hospital Lottery Dream Home (PHOTOS)
And it comes with 2019 Audi! 😍
Canadian government invests $75 million for construction of rental housing in BC
1,500 units are planned for construction.