affordable housing

A rendering of the Denman Green plans for the Kirk Road site. Image, DHA/Ronan Design

Denman Green finds new site for housing

Facing COVID delays, the project reached expiration date on initial site

 

With the community facing a shortage, some housing on Denman Island does not conform to bylaws. File photo

Enforcement on Denman exposing housing shortages

Local trust committee temporarily holds off on some eviction situations

 

Alice Hopkins, a Comox student, was a runner-up in the 2020 student writing contest, earning $10,000 for Habitat For Humanity Vancouver Island North. Photo by Karen McKinnon

Comox Valley students can take part in latest Habitat for Humanity writing contest

Last year local student Alice Hopkins was a runner-up and won money for local project

 

The proposal is for a three-storey, multi-family building on Second Street. The project received third reading on Dec. 14. Record file photo

Affordable housing project in Cumberland takes next step

Council gives third reading to rezoning, OCP amendment bylaws

The proposal is for a three-storey, multi-family building on Second Street. The project received third reading on Dec. 14. Record file photo
Jon Lefebure went back to construction after losing the 2018 mayor’s post in North Cowichan to work on the Cottages On Willow. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Former Island mayor retools priorities with construction project

Fresh air a benefit and satisfaction results from building eight-unit housing complex in Chemainus

Jon Lefebure went back to construction after losing the 2018 mayor’s post in North Cowichan to work on the Cottages On Willow. (Photo by Don Bodger)
The plan is for a three-storey, multi-family building on Second Street. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland considers social housing proposal

Plan is for three-storey, multi-family building on Island Health land

The plan is for a three-storey, multi-family building on Second Street. Photo by Mike Chouinard
This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

100 supportive housing units to be built in Duncan, N. Cowichan

‘We have the track record that this works’

This lot on White Road in Duncan will be the site of a new supportive housing development. A similar facility will be built on Drinkwater Road in North Cowichan. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)
Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Courtenay will be open again as of June 2. File photo

Habitat for Humanity re-opens Comox Valley store, build site

The store will also be taking donations by appointment in near future

Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Courtenay will be open again as of June 2. File photo
Comox will donate $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity through the Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness from the Town’s affordable housing fund. Photo by John Ellison/Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County.
Comox will donate $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity through the Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness from the Town’s affordable housing fund. Photo by John Ellison/Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County.
Editorial: Affordable housing is no longer affordable

Editorial: Affordable housing is no longer affordable

What is affordable housing? If the term even still applies - and…

Editorial: Affordable housing is no longer affordable
New rental housing project in Courtenay to help mid-income earners

New rental housing project in Courtenay to help mid-income earners

Construction is expected to start next month on Residences at The Boulevard,…

  • Feb 3, 2020
New rental housing project in Courtenay to help mid-income earners
Open house attendees fill out the Glacier View Lodge Planning Survey Monday at the Little Red Church. Scott Stanfield photo

Courtenay residential care facility gathering feedback about housing idea

The Glacier View Lodge Society is garnering public feedback about its idea…

Open house attendees fill out the Glacier View Lodge Planning Survey Monday at the Little Red Church. Scott Stanfield photo
B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

B.C. to give municipalities final say over rental zoning

City halls will be required to provide housing needs assessment

B.C. Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson and Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson, Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announce new rent restrictions at the B.C. legislature, Oct. 26, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

B.C. to give renters a break on deposits, rent increases

Short-term lease loophole to be closed, Selina Robinson says

Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson, Andrew Sakamoto of the Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and David Hutniak, CEO of LandlordBC, announce new rent restrictions at the B.C. legislature, Oct. 26, 2017. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)