The CRD has decided not to fund an affordable housing proposal on Douglas St. Read more
The vacancy rate continues to drop in Greater Victoria, making it even harder to find affordable housing. Read more
Victoria City Council is encouraging other municipalities to set up Housing Trust Funds to tackle homelessness issues around the region. Read more
The number of public housing units in Canada has dropped 5% from 1990 to 2011 says a new UBC report. Read more
BC’s Senior’s Advocate has released a report that says financial need is the greatest need amongst seniors. Read more
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is calling for the Federal Government to increase funding for social housing as housing shortable looms. Read more
CFAX 1070’s Frank Stanford takes on the issue of affordable housing in his most recent comment: Read more
Comment from the Chamber’s Bruce Carter on affordable housing featured in the Times Colonist. Read more
The CRD has acquired 22 properties from BC Housing for $10 million. Read more
A new report says Victoria’s housing affordability is the worst in Canada behind Vancouver. Read more
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