Nanaimo is building over 150 new affordable housing units for seniors
Monthly rental rates are expected to range between $706 (studio) and $1,147 (two bedroom).
This Langford home has its own indoor ice rink (PHOTOS)
...and it's up for rent! 😲
Victoria home ownership costs take up almost 63% of income (REPORT)
They've gone up nearly 15 per cent in the last three years.
BC SPCA pushes rental task force to prioritize pet-friendly housing
1,700 animals are separated from their families each year in B.C.
5 great reasons to become a host family in Victoria
Experience the cultures of the world from your own home!
B.C. government introduces new securities for residents of manufactured home parks
New compensations will take effect this Wednesday, June 6.
B.C. announces 1,500 new homes for women fleeing violence
“Women fleeing abuse need a safe and welcoming place to go, where they can find comfort and security to heal,” said Premier John Horgan
B.C. Supreme Court rules against Portland Hotel Society in tenant rights case
Residents of social housing at 844 Johnson Street won a huge legal battle
New securities for tenants facing evictions have come into effect
The new amendments will hopefully curb 'renovictions'
The CRD is investing $90-million to build more affordable housing
It'll fund the construction of 1,000 affordable units and 400 shelter-rate units
CRD approves updated affordable housing strategy
Total rental demand within the CRD is estimated to reach 34,167 units by 2038
46 supportive housing units are being built in Courtenay
The proposed modular housing will support people experiencing homelessness
Victoria’s living wage is up to $20.50 per hour (REPORT)
The wage has risen almost $0.50/hr since 2017
Victoria takes #2 spot on pest control company’s list of BC’s 20 “rattiest” cities
Do you have some unwelcome roommates? 🐀
Local governments could soon have the power to establish rental housing zones
The latest in a series of efforts to fix BC's housing crisis
Construction underway on 82 new rental homes in Colwood
Ground has been broken on 82 much-needed rental homes for families, seniors and people with disabilities
Province establishes fund to build 14,000 new affordable rental housing units
It will cost them $1.9 billion over the next 10 years
Modular housing to be built for Indigenous women at risk of homelessness
Pending municipal approvals, construction on the 800 block of Hillside Avenue is anticipated to be completed by March 2019.
City approves development permit for Victoria’s tallest building
Construction is scheduled for completion by early 2020
Provincial government appoints task force to upgrade rental housing laws
"Our laws haven't kept up with the changing housing market, and that has left both renters and landlords vulnerable," says Premier Horgan.
Saanich seeks public opinion on new garden suite regulations
These suites are currently illegal in Saanich
Victoria ranked 6th most expensive city to rent in (REPORT)
No surprises there
Province pledges over $12 million to build affordable housing units in Langford and Sooke
Guess how much each of these new units is going to cost renters...
Former Burnside school to be turned into affordable housing
School's out, and affordable housing is in!
Colwood Corners development gets first green light to proceed
One of the Westshore's most anticipated real estate projects looks like it's finally getting underway.
This ocean-front home in North Saanich just sold for $9-million (PHOTOS)
And it's got everything you could possibly want in a house! 😍
University Heights Shopping Centre could look very different by 2020 (PHOTO RENDERINGS)
The proposal includes the construction of 350 residential units alongside commercial buildings.
Oak Bay property available for purchase with Bitcoin
According to the latest price charts, the house would cost approximately 137 Bitcoin.
Rent prices in Victoria have dropped slightly compared to a year ago (REPORT)
This could mean some relief for renters on a budget.
Temporary shelter in View Royal will remain open until Spring
The facility will close once the former Tally Ho building is ready for occupancy.
Provincial government closes geographic rent increase loophole to protect tenants
One tenant and his neighbours reportedly faced rent hikes of up to 73%.
Government of Canada announces National Housing Strategy
The NHS is the first of its kind and aims to reduce chronic homelessness by 50% 🏠
Youth housing project in Westshore cancelled due to lack of funding from provincial government
The project was a partnership between Threshold Housing Society and the Greater Victoria Housing Society.
B.C. union proposes tax reform plan to ease housing affordability crisis
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.
This one-bathroom apartment in Oak Bay costs close to $5,000 a month
Would you pay that price to live in Oak Bay? 👀
Former Traveller’s Inn proposed to be transformed into affordable rental housing
The city of Victoria may soon be getting a new affordable housing building.
BC Government targets rent-hike loophole with new amendment
If passed, new rules will apply to both new and existing tenancy agreements.
Social housing project confirmed next to downtown elementary school
The project would be able to house up to 93 people, in 78 units of supportive housing.
There’s a new Airbnb in Victoria that costs $1,045 per night (PHOTOS)
With an additional $400 Cleaning Fee and $500 Security Deposit, the "Coast house 1&2 with cottage" is the City of Victoria's most expensive current Airbnb listing.
Controversial Christie Point development approved by View Royal Council
View Royal Council voted 3-2 to approve the rezoning of Christie Point, paving the way for the largest housing project in the town's history.
Oak Bay listed among top 6 best places to live across Canada
This week, one of the city's suburbs finally got the recognition it deserves. Moneysense listed Oak Bay among its top places to live in Canada!
Esquimalt hotel to be converted into rental housing
The Econolodge Inn & Suites is slated to be developed into 96 units of market rate rental housing
Christie Point hearing draws large crowd, more concessions
As expected, the View Royal Council's hearing on the proposed rezoning and redevelopment of the Christie Point apartments drew a large, vocal crowd on...
View Royal’s largest-ever redevelopment has a growing opposition movement
The June 27 public hearing on a massive redevelopment at Christie Point is expected to attract numerous passionate speakers
Times Colonist building to undergo “evolution”
Recently purchased by Merchant House
Free house listed on UsedVictoria
All you have to do is pick it up
Mayor Lisa Helps accuses Victoria BC Today of “fake news”
Helps commented that the local blog is "treading a very fine line towards libel"
Victoria Mayor proposes “billet program” to ease rental crisis
Lisa Helps made comparisons to Victoria's WWII effort to house homeless war workers
Victoria City Council to crack down on short-term rentals
Airbnb hosts could be forced to purchase business licenses or else suffer fines