The Coalition has created a series of NIMBY to Neighbour fact sheets. Take a moment and discover learn about the impacts of affordable and social housing projects in neighbourhoods. What is NIMBY? NIMBY is a protectionist attitude that drives exclusionary and oppositional tactics often used by community members and/or groups facing an unwelcome development in their […]
The Coalition’s latest report, Homelessness in Greater Victoria: 2014/15 Report on Housing and Supports examines the key structural factors that significantly contribute to homelessness in Greater Victoria, including the growing disparity between income and housing costs. Not only have vacancy rates decreased in most municipalities within the region but rental rates have also increased making it extremely difficult for low-income earners to secure stable and […]
The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness is piloting peer-led program, specifically for people newly transitioning from homelessness to housing. Contract Project Coordinator, an Aboriginal Peer Housing Support Coordinator , and a Peer Housing Support Coordinator will be hired to engage people with lived experience of homelessness, service providers, and peer support workers to help develop a framework and training manual. Deadline for applications is midnight, Dec. 6.
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