The Committee to End Homelessness draws attention to the long waitlist and lack of affordable/supportive housing by awarding the ‘longest wait on the BC Housing Registry’ prize.
An advocacy group for the homeless will award the People’s Prize for Patience to the person who claims to have been on the B.C. Housing subsidized housing waiting list the longest. The prize includes a food basket and gift certificate but is more a symbolic gesture to raise awareness about the need for housing in Victoria, part of the national campaign to end homelessness.
Read the article: Waiting list for subsidized housing in Victoria stretches on for years
Source: Times Colonist
Author: Sarah Petrescu