Lovely story of how one neighbourhood stepped away from NIMBY and welcomed social housing. Read more

After a presentation to council from Coalition ED Andrew Wynn-Williams, Councillor Ben Isitt is calling for mandatory affordable housing. Read more

The new State of Homelessness in Canada 2014 report is out. It finds that spending $46 per Canadian a year on affordable housing could dramatically reduce homelessness. Read more

The new State of Homelessness in Canada 2014 report is out! The focus of the report this year – affordable housing. Read more

Great news for Wilson’s Walk! Another of the Coalition’s Priority Housing Project’s is moving forward! Read more

100 new rental supplements are on their way to Victoria thanks to the new Homeless Prevention Program. Read more

Cost of Living, Housing, Mental Illness and Homelessness are top issues to Victorians according to the latest Vital Signs report. Read more

Victoria Cool Aid Society’s Cottage Grove has gone before Saanich Council and received approval. Read more

Low-income families in Greater Victoria Pacifica housing projects will have the opportunity to learn social responsibility thanks to new finding. Read more

The Greater Victoria Rental Development Society has big plans for a downtown lots – the creation of a 65 unit affordable housing complex. Read more

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